Cost of Living in Kollam

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 ₹ 80.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ₹ 500.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 ₹ 300.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹ 90.00-280.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 ₹ 150.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 90.00 ₹ 80.00-220.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 30.64 ₹ 20.00-90.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.44 ₹ 10.00-25.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 199.37 ₹ 170.34-246.05
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 33.81 ₹ 18.14-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.05 ₹ 11.34-35.83
Eggs (regular) (12) 68.30 ₹ 48.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 136.08 ₹ 90.72-725.75
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 77.87 ₹ 45.36-226.80
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 189.00 ₹ 145.15-317.52
Apples (1 lb) 90.72 ₹ 54.43-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 13.61 ₹ 13.61-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 23.59 ₹ 23.59-117.93
Tomato (1 lb) 18.14 ₹ 9.07-54.43
Potato (1 lb) 19.59 ₹ 6.80-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 11.34 ₹ 9.07-27.22
Lettuce (1 head) 66.67 ₹ 50.00-80.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 24.00 ₹ 15.00-40.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 250.00 ₹ 250.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 168.33 ₹ 90.00-280.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 245.00 ₹ 140.00-400.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 270.00 ₹ 200.00-350.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 ₹
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 ₹
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 ₹ 50.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 ₹ 19.31-72.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 ₹ 50.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 393.66 ₹ 389.90-416.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 875,000.00 ₹ 750,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,425,000.00 ₹ 1,200,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,880.70 ₹ 1,342.11-7,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 282.67 ₹ 199.00-790.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 438.75 ₹ 250.00-1,144.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 960.00 ₹ 800.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 900.00 ₹ 500.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 ₹ 150.00-300.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,000.00 ₹ 2,000.00-8,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 60,000.00 ₹ 60,000.00-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,500.00 ₹ 800.00-3,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,662.50 ₹ 600.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,800.00 ₹ 1,800.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,250.00 ₹ 1,000.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,500.00 ₹ 6,000.00-9,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,750.00 ₹ 2,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 18,500.00 ₹ 12,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,000.00 ₹
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,499.94 ₹
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,999.97 ₹
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 58,750.00 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.62 6.50-15.00

Prices in Kollam

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1 Comments so far
Arun v on Jul 28, 2020:
Hi folks im living in kollam from past 20yrs
Above informations are 90% accurate....its varies 10% just up and down...
Big claps to this website creators.