Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 65.18% lower than in United States (without rent, aggregate data for all cities).

Rent in India is, on average, 86.57% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.42 $ 1.09-5.45
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.90 $ 6.47-27.25
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.09 $ 3.00-5.45
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.91 $ 1.09-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 2.18-6.13
Cappuccino (regular) 1.62 $ 0.54-3.41
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.46 $ 0.27-0.68
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.21 $ 0.14-0.27
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.59 $ 1.96-3.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.25-0.68
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.22-0.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.92 $ 0.65-1.23
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.48 $ 1.24-6.18
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.74-2.47
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.57 $ 1.24-4.63
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.37-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.19-0.62
Oranges (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.19-0.93
Tomato (1 lb) 0.23 $ 0.11-0.37
Potato (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.09-0.31
Onion (1 lb) 0.23 $ 0.12-0.37
Lettuce (1 head) 0.56 $ 0.20-1.36
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 $ 0.27-0.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.17 $ 3.27-16.35
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 1.09-2.72
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $ 1.43-4.09
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.09 $ 3.41-5.45
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.27 $ 0.14-0.68
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.54 $ 3.41-20.44
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.68 $ 0.30-1.36
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.35 $ 0.22-0.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.36 $ 0.82-2.45
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.09 $ 3.61-4.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,261.62 $ 10,218.02-16,348.83
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,841.53 $ 18,997.95-27,248.05
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 40.13 $ 16.28-81.74
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $ 0.00-0.02
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 10.82 $ 6.81-20.44
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.66 $ 6.81-40.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.24 $ 2.72-13.62
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.41 $ 2.04-5.45
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 55.10 $ 27.25-149.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,637.23 $ 809.49-4,087.21
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 31.03 $ 13.62-54.50
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.94 $ 13.62-68.12
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 47.64 $ 27.23-81.74
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 35.95 $ 16.35-68.12
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 159.48 $ 81.74-614.15
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 100.49 $ 54.50-324.10
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 361.84 $ 204.36-1,722.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 223.62 $ 136.24-792.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 117.06 $ 61.31-609.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61.03 $ 34.06-229.97
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 439.14 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.10 7.00-12.00

Prices in India

This country had 68512 entries in the past 12 months by 5096 different contributors.
Last update: March 2021
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 32.82 10.33 22.35 31.73 27.85 69.63
Mumbai 30.20 23.24 26.96 30.65 25.50 40.01
Chandigarh 29.96 6.72 19.15 32.72 18.78 43.64
Noida 29.06 6.72 18.66 27.46 23.28 50.78
Goa 28.83 7.92 19.10 28.87 25.18 34.91
Thane 27.72 8.68 18.86 28.42 23.46 50.27
Bangalore 27.64 8.96 18.95 29.11 19.66 69.81
Delhi 27.64 8.44 18.70 26.20 24.47 40.94
Ghaziabad 27.34 5.25 17.06 28.18 19.29 48.87
Guwahati 27.22 4.09 16.45 30.14 18.61 39.28
Navi Mumbai 27.13 11.11 19.68 27.97 24.04 74.69
Hyderabad 26.77 7.12 17.62 28.37 18.45 44.97
Ahmedabad 26.64 6.14 17.10 29.59 17.35 35.68
Pune 26.57 7.87 17.86 27.86 21.55 45.61
Faridabad 26.49 5.76 16.84 25.61 20.33 50.59
Kolkata 26.46 6.08 16.97 29.01 19.68 39.43
Chennai 26.30 7.02 17.33 28.61 17.58 45.15
Surat 25.35 4.73 15.75 27.09 18.63 38.69
Ranchi 25.34 4.23 15.52 26.05 19.61 50.93
Vadodara 25.33 4.32 15.55 27.62 17.12 42.73
Jaipur 24.74 5.10 15.60 24.24 17.00 46.86
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 24.48 5.15 15.49 23.93 18.84 48.89
Dehradun 24.31 4.54 15.11 22.87 16.57 39.45
Indore 24.26 4.31 14.97 24.52 16.47 37.01
Mysore 24.03 5.07 15.20 26.93 13.73 43.86
Coimbatore 23.90 5.13 15.17 26.91 14.54 37.87
Patna 23.90 3.77 14.53 24.86 17.23 37.46
Madurai 23.87 3.76 14.51 27.09 12.69 33.92
Raipur 23.79 6.02 15.52 24.74 17.87 56.35
Nagpur 23.74 4.78 14.92 24.75 18.88 53.18
Kochi 23.44 5.12 14.91 26.55 13.80 47.23
Rajkot 23.32 4.63 14.62 23.88 16.54 48.47
Mangalore 23.29 4.77 14.67 26.39 14.53 49.23
Vijayawada 23.15 5.32 14.85 24.83 13.74 33.19
Bhopal 22.97 4.09 14.18 23.16 18.92 36.90
Kozhikode (Calicut) 22.92 4.84 14.50 24.55 12.02 43.39
Bhubaneswar 22.69 3.81 13.90 24.88 14.26 51.70
Kanpur 21.66 3.93 13.41 21.65 14.37 36.72
Visakhapatnam 21.56 4.29 13.52 24.64 12.21 46.03
Thiruvananthapuram 20.77 4.51 13.20 21.85 12.74 64.34
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