Cost of Living in Hyderabad

Summary about cost of living in Hyderabad, India:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₹ 100.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,100.00 ₹ 600.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 ₹ 300.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹ 90.00-240.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 ₹ 150.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 162.80 ₹ 80.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 35.09 ₹ 20.00-60.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.35 ₹ 10.00-25.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 235.88 ₹ 170.34-302.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.63 ₹ 27.22-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.69 ₹ 18.14-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 70.98 ₹ 54.00-100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 244.31 ₹ 136.08-680.39
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 119.84 ₹ 68.04-181.44
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 223.26 ₹ 136.08-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 96.51 ₹ 45.36-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 22.05 ₹ 13.61-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 42.29 ₹ 18.14-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 18.58 ₹ 6.80-36.29
Potato (1 lb) 15.64 ₹ 9.07-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 14.93 ₹ 9.07-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 58.24 ₹ 20.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.62 ₹ 20.00-40.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 725.00 ₹ 380.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 149.19 ₹ 90.00-212.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 221.43 ₹ 120.00-450.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 330.00 ₹ 250.00-450.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ₹ 20.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ₹ 500.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹ 30.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 ₹ 19.31-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 60.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 413.64 ₹ 378.54-454.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 ₹ 916,634.00-1,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,931,296.30 ₹ 1,600,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,018.33 ₹ 1,062.50-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.98 ₹ 0.25-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 691.16 ₹ 500.00-1,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,582.76 ₹ 600.00-3,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 543.33 ₹ 250.00-800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 275.00 ₹ 200.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,553.33 ₹ 3,000.00-15,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 177,800.00 ₹ 100,000.00-360,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,343.96 ₹ 1,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,242.06 ₹ 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,681.20 ₹ 2,000.00-7,999.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,201.47 ₹ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,472.97 ₹ 10,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,394.74 ₹ 6,000.00-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,916.67 ₹ 25,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,473.68 ₹ 15,000.00-34,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,346.63 ₹ 5,999.95-11,999.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,607.87 ₹ 3,251.58-5,999.95
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 33,966.67 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.67 6.50-10.00

Prices in Hyderabad

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Last update: June 2022
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8 Comments so far
Rajiv on Apr 08, 2021:
The above mentioned cost of living is not correct.

I'm leading a happy life along with my family in Hyderabad with 20k per month. My salary was 30000 per month and i saved 8k per month without any problem. We had good food and monthly one time movie or dinner and house (on rent) iin a decent locality.

Hyderabad is a place where 10000 per month may seem sufficient for a family and 100000 is also not sufficient if you cant manage properly
Narsimha on Dec 29, 2019:
The best city to live in the world is Hyderabad. One can have a lunch or dinner starting with Rs. 5 ( $0.07 ) to Rs 10000 ($ 142) per person. Not possible any where on the globe i think.
The M on Jun 11, 2019:
Here is my monthly exp berak-up of 4 members( 2 adults and two kids)

Rent: 15000
Vehicle: 1000(bike)
Groceries: 5000
Power bill: 500
Milk: 1500 (1ltr)
Water: 400
Medicine: 1500
Entertainment 3000 (restaurants & Movies)
Apparel 2000 (avg dress, shoe, etc)
School fee 5000 (Ukg student, second child is at 2 years)
vegetable&fruits2500 (including non veg)
Traveling 2000 (avg per month)

Total: 49500/- ( Trust me, with this amount you can live very comfortably)
Johnny on Jan 14, 2019:
I stay in a PG that in which one room is shared by 3. located in heart of the city Mehdipatnam

It has a kitchen to cook food.

Maid cleans Vessels, floor, washroom every day (No fee for maid)

Very reasonable price 1700 per individual, electricity bill would be (70-200) per individual.

The Annual Maintenance fee is 500 RS

1000 is security deposit (Refundable)

I spend 2000 for food, 1200 for bike petrol, 400 mobile recharge, 200 rs movies (once or twice a month)

Total: 1700+200+2000+1200+400+200= 5700

Approx 6000 per month
Anonymous on Jan 14, 2019:
I stay in a PG that in which one room is shared by 3. located in heart of the city Mehdipatnam

It has a kitchen to cook food.

Maid cleans Vessels, floor, washroom every day (No fee for maid)

Very reasonable price 1700 per individual, electricity bill would be (70-200) per individual.

The Annual Maintenance fee is 500 RS

1000 is security deposit (Refundable)
Tillu dolla on Aug 23, 2018:
Hi ,
my monthly expenses ( 2 adults and 2 children)in kukatpally.
Rent 1 bhk : 6600 (incl mainte)
Electricity : 1800 ( incl ac)
Newspaper. : 190
Cable. : 250
Grocery. : 2800
Vegetables : 800
Lpg. : 350
non veg. : 2400
Milk. : 630
Liquor. : 1000
School fees : 6500 (incl books)
Petrol. : 2500
Movie & rest: 2000 (once in month)
Tiffin & sna: 2000
cloth & fest: 2000 ( yearly 23000)
Medicines. : 1500
Veh mainten : 1000
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Total. 34320 ( approx 35000)

School is near to my flat in walkable distance so no transportation.
Vin on Jun 29, 2018:
Except for super hot weather during summer, everything else is very good in hyderabad. I am a kannadiga and during my short stay, I happened to meet telugites from different districts like guntur, vijaywada, vizag etc. People are very hospitable. Job opportunities are also quite good. stay indoors during summer else you will suffer. For those who want to study via correspondence, Osmania University would be the right choice since fees structure is affordable. Schooling is not very expensive. Paradise for meat eaters! Clothing and Housing is also very cheaper.

Embracing the local culture is very important. GOOD LUCK.
Adarsh on Jun 20, 2018:
Hi All,
Kindly Help.

I might relocate to hyderabad from NCR because of Job Change. The New Company is in Hi-tech city. How much is the average cost of living for a bachelor there. Including Rent, Transportation and Food. How much do I need to spend monthly to survive. I prefer Independent room in a 2 BHK Flat or even a Independent 1BHK would do. If it is a PG then Single room.

Kindly provide suggestions.