Cost of Living in India

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.44 $ 1.22-6.11
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.21 $ 7.33-30.54
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.66 $ 3.05-6.11
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.83 $ 1.22-3.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.66 $ 2.44-6.11
Cappuccino (regular) 1.67 $ 0.61-3.36
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.42 $ 0.24-0.72
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.18 $ 0.12-0.24
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.50 $ 1.85-3.01
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.24-0.66
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.20-0.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.91 $ 0.66-1.32
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.31 $ 1.11-5.54
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.46 $ 0.83-2.22
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.60 $ 1.11-4.43
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.44-1.39
Banana (1 lb) 0.29 $ 0.17-0.55
Oranges (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.22-1.11
Tomato (1 lb) 0.24 $ 0.11-0.44
Potato (1 lb) 0.16 $ 0.08-0.28
Onion (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.11-0.28
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 $ 0.18-1.22
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.35 $ 0.24-0.43
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.55 $ 3.18-18.32
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $ 1.10-2.44
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.01 $ 1.59-4.89
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.28 $ 3.05-4.89
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.31 $ 0.18-0.61
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.16 $ 3.66-18.32
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.61 $ 0.31-1.22
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.39 $ 0.24-0.73
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.22 $ 0.73-2.44
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.85 $ 4.39-5.36
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,214.78 $ 10,687.93-17,100.69
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,241.61 $ 18,322.16-26,872.51
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 35.14 $ 18.32-73.29
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $ 0.00-0.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.01 $ 6.11-14.66
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.73 $ 6.11-36.64
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.12 $ 3.05-12.21
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.66 $ 2.44-6.11
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 64.34 $ 26.96-146.58
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,544.68 $ 732.89-3,957.59
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 27.80 $ 12.21-48.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.12 $ 11.60-61.06
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 44.15 $ 24.43-73.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 33.73 $ 18.32-61.07
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 182.50 $ 97.72-511.42
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 116.87 $ 61.07-268.94
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 418.88 $ 222.31-1,395.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 255.24 $ 142.51-641.57
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 125.48 $ 61.07-558.14
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 62.83 $ 34.04-247.28
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 517.52 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.28 6.50-12.00

Prices in India

This country had 64262 entries in the past 12 months by 6129 different contributors.
Last update: September 2022
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in India

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Gurgaon 28.42 7.39 18.04 28.73 23.99 68.59
Noida 27.98 4.64 16.46 26.59 26.25 83.99
Mumbai 26.26 15.39 20.89 26.62 22.40 48.92
Bangalore 26.16 7.31 16.85 26.99 20.52 81.30
Chandigarh 25.72 5.15 15.56 25.08 21.29 53.50
Delhi 25.64 7.00 16.44 24.23 24.38 59.82
Navi Mumbai 25.53 9.70 17.71 27.18 18.61 91.66
Visakhapatnam 25.21 6.96 16.20 26.37 15.15 73.89
Hyderabad 24.70 5.36 15.15 26.09 18.19 54.21
Pune 24.47 6.20 15.45 25.38 20.21 79.26
Guwahati 24.21 3.59 14.03 24.67 19.47 54.40
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 23.65 3.68 13.79 23.47 16.41 74.85
Ahmedabad 23.59 8.49 16.14 24.37 18.17 43.74
Indore 23.26 4.05 13.78 25.12 15.76 50.99
Jaipur 23.15 4.31 13.85 23.25 16.55 54.76
Bhubaneswar 22.79 4.25 13.64 24.05 14.74 63.35
Chennai 22.76 5.31 14.14 24.47 16.39 66.84
Kolkata 22.73 4.81 13.88 24.05 16.44 63.70
Vadodara 22.67 2.85 12.88 22.27 19.14 45.24
Coimbatore 22.42 4.22 13.44 23.27 13.39 46.47
Kochi 22.13 4.86 13.61 23.94 12.42 87.69
Bhopal 21.89 2.56 12.35 23.27 15.40 60.01
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