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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 65.05% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 84.90% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.19 $ 1.46-4.38
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.22 $ 6.57-17.53
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.65 $ 2.78-5.11
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.75 $ 1.31-2.92
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 $ 1.83-4.38
Cappuccino (regular) 1.53 $ 0.73-2.19
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.29-0.66
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.20 $ 0.15-0.29
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.53 $ 2.16-3.04
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.27-0.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.24-0.46
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.91 $ 0.73-1.17
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.33-3.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.99-1.99
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.10 $ 1.19-3.31
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.53-1.33
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.20-0.43
Oranges (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.27-0.66
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.13-0.33
Potato (1 lb) 0.15 $ 0.10-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.17 $ 0.10-0.27
Lettuce (1 head) 0.50 $ 0.29-0.88
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 $ 0.29-0.51
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.76 $ 4.38-13.15
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.02-2.19
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 $ 1.46-3.65
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.65 $ 2.19-4.38
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.29 $ 0.15-0.44
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.49 $ 4.38-16.07
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.73 $ 0.37-1.17
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.35 $ 0.24-0.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.02 $ 0.73-1.46
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.26 $ 3.87-4.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,684.56 $ 9,493.70-14,605.70
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,378.16 $ 17,526.84-29,211.40
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 35.34 $ 14.61-73.03
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) 13.16 $ 7.30-21.91
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.14 $ 8.76-43.82
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.95 $ 2.92-14.61
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.65 $ 2.19-5.11
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 62.41 $ 29.21-131.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,907.52 $ 876.34-4,381.71
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.18 $ 18.97-51.12
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.62 $ 14.61-58.42
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 49.34 $ 29.21-73.03
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 37.71 $ 21.91-58.42
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 165.09 $ 87.63-292.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 101.60 $ 58.42-175.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 395.38 $ 219.09-730.28
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 236.90 $ 131.45-438.17
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 130.78 $ 65.73-271.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66.15 $ 36.51-122.12
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 472.51 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.40 0.12-0.18

Prices in India

These data are based on 91207 entries in the past 18 months from 8172 different contributors.
Last update: March 2019
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 31.64 9.78 21.12 29.38 26.12 108.47
Mumbai 29.64 20.64 25.31 28.47 26.69 52.28
Noida 28.50 5.84 17.59 25.75 23.61 82.26
Bangalore 28.29 8.80 18.91 28.70 20.72 90.08
Delhi 28.21 8.16 18.56 26.24 25.25 63.83
Pune 27.92 7.64 18.16 28.21 23.02 75.29
Thane 26.30 9.40 18.16 25.54 21.97 72.38
Chandigarh 25.97 5.56 16.14 25.65 18.58 55.75
Goa 25.73 6.21 16.33 27.01 21.75 49.46
Hyderabad 25.53 6.13 16.19 26.06 17.43 65.34
Chennai 25.51 6.81 16.51 26.20 15.95 63.71
Jaipur 25.44 5.18 15.69 24.05 19.16 66.12
Indore 25.16 4.34 15.14 25.69 14.73 47.78
Kolkata 25.00 5.28 15.51 24.67 21.20 53.59
Ahmedabad 24.38 4.82 14.96 25.40 16.71 51.71
Guwahati 24.05 4.17 14.48 26.05 13.74 58.13
Bhopal 24.02 3.40 14.09 22.54 15.65 60.88
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 24.00 4.24 14.49 22.55 18.50 66.90
Surat 23.89 3.27 13.97 25.14 18.07 59.24
Mangalore 23.77 4.88 14.68 24.52 17.99 71.25
Bhubaneswar 23.49 4.00 14.11 25.73 13.33 66.51
Mysore 23.44 4.47 14.31 25.94 14.98 52.62
Coimbatore 23.31 4.90 14.45 24.52 15.23 52.65
Vadodara 23.13 3.88 13.86 22.93 16.45 68.54
Nagpur 22.55 4.38 13.81 21.60 16.91 103.19
Vijayawada 22.00 5.18 13.90 21.87 13.90 62.99
Navi Mumbai 21.88 5.99 14.23 21.87 15.40 122.93
Kochi 21.66 5.08 13.68 22.59 12.36 65.76
Visakhapatnam 21.25 4.18 13.04 20.87 15.71 55.24
Thiruvananthapuram 20.23 4.52 12.67 21.34 10.63 64.86
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