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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 63.95% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 82.55% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.31 $ 1.54-4.15
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9.23 $ 6.16-15.39
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.85 $ 2.62-4.62
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.69 $ 1.31-2.31
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.77 $ 1.85-4.62
Cappuccino (regular) 1.51 $ 0.77-2.31
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.23-0.62
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.22 $ 0.15-0.31
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 2.04-3.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.28-0.56
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.24-0.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.92 $ 0.77-1.11
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.40-3.49
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.05-2.09
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.11 $ 1.26-3.35
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.56-1.40
Banana (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.21-0.46
Oranges (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.28-0.70
Tomato (1 lb) 0.23 $ 0.14-0.35
Potato (1 lb) 0.15 $ 0.10-0.24
Onion (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.10-0.35
Lettuce (1 head) 0.51 $ 0.31-0.92
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.43 $ 0.31-0.54
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.46 $ 4.62-12.31
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $ 1.08-2.31
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.41 $ 1.54-3.85
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.08 $ 1.85-4.31
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.31 $ 0.15-0.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.23 $ 4.62-15.39
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.75 $ 0.38-1.08
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.35 $ 0.25-0.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.08 $ 0.77-1.54
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.18 $ 3.79-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,310.53 $ 9,540.66-15,388.17
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,850.94 $ 18,465.80-30,776.33
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33.17 $ 15.39-65.40
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $ 0.01-0.02
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 16.80 $ 9.22-30.78
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 21.33 $ 9.23-46.16
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.85 $ 3.08-15.39
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.85 $ 2.31-4.62
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 87.49 $ 38.47-153.88
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,153.20 $ 1,538.82-6,924.67
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.60 $ 23.08-53.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.83 $ 18.47-61.55
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 51.14 $ 30.78-76.94
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 39.77 $ 23.08-61.55
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 174.97 $ 92.33-307.76
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 109.02 $ 61.55-184.66
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 421.98 $ 230.82-769.41
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 259.67 $ 138.49-461.64
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 135.27 $ 69.25-307.76
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66.89 $ 38.47-123.10
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 543.90 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.86 0.13-0.18

Prices in India

These data are based on 87850 entries in the past 18 months from 7065 different contributors.
Last update: February 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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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 34.38 10.42 22.75 32.01 30.07 106.40
Mumbai 32.08 22.13 27.25 32.31 26.02 71.77
Noida 31.63 6.71 19.53 31.73 23.65 97.68
Delhi 31.55 9.21 20.70 29.92 27.92 78.72
Pune 29.48 7.69 18.90 30.09 22.69 93.98
Bangalore 29.41 9.34 19.66 30.65 19.90 98.98
Thane 28.94 9.63 19.57 30.26 20.71 75.20
Chandigarh 28.48 6.16 17.64 28.67 20.19 70.21
Ahmedabad 27.95 5.95 17.27 30.50 19.99 78.02
Surat 27.86 4.48 16.51 31.15 19.26 57.48
Goa 27.75 7.77 18.05 29.25 22.66 56.22
Chennai 27.40 6.86 17.43 29.77 17.51 73.16
Kolkata 27.28 6.82 17.35 27.39 22.60 59.49
Jaipur 27.27 5.18 16.54 27.39 18.27 75.85
Indore 26.85 4.44 15.97 26.76 16.99 53.75
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 26.74 4.69 16.04 26.49 18.32 73.49
Nagpur 26.12 4.81 15.78 26.03 18.77 104.22
Patna 25.90 4.11 15.32 26.99 16.61 48.30
Hyderabad 25.79 6.29 16.32 26.24 18.84 79.02
Mangalore 24.75 5.52 15.41 25.59 16.26 95.76
Bhopal 24.74 3.95 14.64 22.52 15.91 66.52
Vadodara 24.67 3.87 14.57 26.63 15.45 81.85
Bhubaneswar 24.47 4.36 14.70 27.99 14.44 60.51
Coimbatore 24.41 5.48 15.22 25.42 14.62 52.06
Guwahati 24.41 4.09 14.54 27.05 14.12 71.15
Mysore 24.36 4.06 14.50 28.08 13.13 47.93
Kochi 23.94 5.95 15.21 26.15 13.69 74.32
Visakhapatnam 23.81 4.58 14.47 24.73 17.96 66.11
Navi Mumbai 22.82 5.86 14.59 22.95 14.99 116.95
Thiruvananthapuram 20.50 5.11 13.03 21.50 11.77 71.56
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