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Cost of Living in Kolkata

Summary about cost of living in Kolkata:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 Rs 100.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 Rs 550.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 265.00 Rs 200.00-350.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 Rs 80.00-120.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 170.00 Rs 120.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 87.59 Rs 58.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.46 Rs 12.00-35.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.31 Rs 10.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 152.86 Rs 113.56-170.34
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.91 Rs 10.89-19.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.88 Rs 15.88-27.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 59.74 Rs 54.00-70.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 136.08 Rs 79.38-181.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 84.75 Rs 68.04-108.86
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 185.22 Rs 99.79-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 57.97 Rs 40.82-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 23.81 Rs 16.33-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 33.59 Rs 22.68-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 16.64 Rs 9.07-34.47
Potato (1 lb) 8.32 Rs 4.54-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 10.50 Rs 8.16-18.14
Lettuce (1 head) 24.00 Rs 15.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 26.60 Rs 20.00-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs 300.00-750.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 87.24 Rs 70.00-100.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 155.00 Rs 90.00-250.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 155.00 Rs 130.00-210.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 Rs 6.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 Rs 200.00-400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rs 25.00-30.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.52 Rs 16.09-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 263.02 Rs 227.12-283.91
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 Rs 600,000.00-850,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,402,647.06 Rs 928,135.00-1,700,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,051.56 Rs 1,219.91-3,049.77
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.86 Rs 0.50-1.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 984.38 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,150.00 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 630.56 Rs 300.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Rs 180.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,490.20 Rs 2,000.00-8,333.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 191,200.00 Rs 100,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,540.59 Rs 1,800.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,464.29 Rs 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,255.14 Rs 2,000.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,308.04 Rs 1,500.00-4,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,379.31 Rs 8,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,611.11 Rs 4,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,233.33 Rs 17,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,333.33 Rs 10,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,004.68 Rs 5,499.95-11,999.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,574.97 Rs 2,999.98-4,180.60
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,145.65 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 9.41 8.00-12.00

Prices in Kolkata

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Last update: September 2017
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7 Comments so far

#Subir Banerjee on Sep 03, 2017 :
Cost of >>
Potato = Rs.10 per Kg
Onion = Rs.25 per Kg
varieties of vegetables between Rs.20 per Kg to Rs.30 per Kgs
#Bikram pal on Aug 17, 2014 :
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#ankan roy on Jun 11, 2014 :
I am from asansol and recently transferred to Calcutta .i work for a software development company and after a year i will be transferred to California how can i earn more money there. Please help me
#tanveer on May 30, 2014 :
Hello...I want to buy some pant like takashi,diesel,uta..and also woodland shoes.please tell me where I can find this in cheap price..and. How much cost thank you
#kg on Mar 02, 2014 :
Very good. Pl. Continue to update the information. Show cost of a driver.
#Pathik Sardar on Dec 02, 2013 :
In the last one year the cost of food has gone up exponentially in Kolkata. Carrots this winter are selling for rs100 a kg capsicum at rs150 and one medium sized cauliflower is selling for rs50. The good side of it is that entertainment costs have actually come down. A movie in a leading multiplex comes for as low as rs60 to rs120.
#Sourav on Nov 05, 2013 :
You can easily live in kolkata with Rs.8000/m. And with 1600$/m, you can live life in kings' size.