Cost of Living in Goa

Summary about cost of living in Goa:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 Rs 130.00-400.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 Rs 700.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 Rs 300.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 Rs 50.00-80.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 130.00 Rs 90.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 106.00 Rs 60.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 29.38 Rs 20.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 Rs 10.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 154.57 Rs 83.28-189.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.87 Rs 18.14-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 20.87 Rs 15.88-29.48
Eggs (regular) (12) 66.67 Rs 60.00-90.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 234.36 Rs 108.86-340.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 117.37 Rs 72.57-172.37
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.10 Rs 99.79-217.72
Apples (1 lb) 68.04 Rs 63.50-72.57
Banana (1 lb) 20.98 Rs 13.61-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 27.78 Rs 22.68-36.29
Tomato (1 lb) 10.43 Rs 6.80-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 7.37 Rs 6.80-9.07
Onion (1 lb) 7.62 Rs 6.80-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 30.00 Rs 20.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.17 Rs 25.00-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 Rs 250.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.00 Rs 45.00-70.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 130.00 Rs 100.00-150.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 270.00 Rs 220.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 22.00 Rs 10.00-40.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 Rs 200.00-500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs 80.00-120.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 43.45 Rs 19.31-72.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs 50.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 242.40 Rs 227.12-276.34
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 Rs 600,000.00-1,100,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,460,000.00 Rs 1,000,000.00-1,800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,088.89 Rs 595.00-2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.84 Rs 0.45-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 611.30 Rs 400.00-1,139.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,400.00 Rs 800.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 360.00 Rs 100.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Rs 160.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,840.91 Rs 3,000.00-8,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 310,000.00 Rs 50,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,345.36 Rs 1,550.00-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,566.56 Rs 700.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,800.00 Rs 2,000.00-4,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,471.25 Rs 1,450.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,329.58 Rs 8,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,985.36 Rs 6,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,506.82 Rs 15,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 18,090.91 Rs 11,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,270.90 Rs 4,645.11-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,870.93 Rs 2,601.26-4,645.11
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,875.00 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.50 8.00-14.00

Prices in Goa

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Last update: October 2018
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22 Comments so far

#Frank on Jul 07, 2018 :
I am thinking about moving to Goa to spend there perhaps half a year up to a year;I would like some more info in the affordability of renting a 2 bedroom house or apartment outside the city`s centre,the cost of utilities and the likes.can you give me some feedback,please?
#Peter on Jul 05, 2018 :
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#Aravind on Sep 25, 2017 :

A starting salary of 25k will that be enought for a decent living in goa if anyone has any advice kindly drop in
#LEONARD on Jul 31, 2017 :
I have 125.000 rupees to spend is that enough to live on in Goa
#Rawdon on Mar 28, 2017 :
I will have approx 200,000 Indian rupees to spend a month. Will this be adequate for 2 Peaple to live reasonably comfortably in a rented house
#Rahul on Mar 21, 2017 :
My Company is transferring me to Goa, and my current salary is 25000/- in hand , so is it a good figure?
Kindly suggest me.
#LEONARD on Feb 27, 2017 :
Is 149.000 rupees per month enough to live on in Goa please advise me.
#LEONARD on Feb 27, 2017 :
Is 149.000 rupees enough to live on in Goa?
#Binaya on Nov 29, 2016 :
Dear All,
Pls suggest me about rented room near Manipal Hospital,Goa.I have my wife & one daughter. pls guide me
#John on Aug 26, 2016 :
Hello someone guide me what is the 2 room fare in North Goa?
#Rash on Jul 05, 2016 :

I live in the UK I want to stay in GOA for a couple of years. My budget is 30,000 rupees a month. Is that enough for accommodation, food and transport.

#Anwar Husain Siddiqui on Mar 28, 2016 :

I am mid carrier males single from Lucknow having 10 lakhs depoist in the back i want to enjoy life for some times now i am exaust, i worked i need for some times...

Is any one can guide me to stay in goa..i want peaceful life no crowd plz. Also i neend female friend with whom i can share days..

9598824999 (Watsup No.)
#Asmi Shrivastava on Oct 05, 2015 :
I want to settle my life with my family in either urban or rural goa, how much does it cost to be living in there. And need to know what are the rules in settling in there with buying home..
#Revathi on Jul 15, 2015 :

B raj ur contact number give me because I'm going to goa so house for rent lowest price for 5000 to 7000 u provitde
#jd on Jun 07, 2015 :
I have been offered INR 89,000 permonth. Is that enough to survive in goa for 2 people. Have to rent apartment also.
#b raj on Mar 11, 2015 :
I wish to stay in goa for more than a month.please advice me an accommodation and any contact.
#dwool on Jan 15, 2015 :
I want to settle in Goa with my wife...taking a small rented house preferably outside the centre...even want to catch a job out what will be the monthly expenditure n job opportunities there......pls suggest....
#Khush Dawar Khushdawar on Dec 30, 2014 :
I have studied only 12 th .i want to do job in goa like i m good and very much intteligent.but some problm i cnt study further.whole life i was depressed now i want to work and chillout.pls help if possible guide me.little urgent..
#Gary Bailey on Dec 20, 2014 :
Hi there,
Would 4000 rupees be enough to live in anjuna Goa for 7 days. I've paid for accommodation already so this is just for spending on food, drinking and presents;))
#Sammy on Nov 23, 2014 :
I have an income of £1100 per month, could I afford to live in Goa on this amount?
#Bikramjit Das on Nov 23, 2014 :
hello evry1,,, i got a job over there,they will give me rs-10k in hand and travelling allowances + room rent + food evrythng for free,company will take the responsibility of food n what i will do..
#Roy on Nov 22, 2014 :
I can help u with all ur things. In goa. With a reasonable. Price.
And give u a stander. Of living in goa.