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Cost of Living in Pondicherry

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 Rs 70.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 Rs 300.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 Rs 250.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 100.00 Rs 60.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.00 Rs 80.00-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 92.00 Rs 50.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 29.17 Rs 15.00-35.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.40 Rs 7.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 142.33 Rs 75.71-151.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.22 Rs 18.14-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.68 Rs 22.68-27.22
Eggs (regular) (12) 53.00 Rs 40.00-60.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 196.56 Rs 54.43-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 81.65 Rs 68.04-90.72
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 120.96 Rs 90.72-158.76
Apples (1 lb) 79.83 Rs 36.29-136.08
Banana (1 lb) 23.13 Rs 13.61-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 34.02 Rs 20.41-54.43
Tomato (1 lb) 14.42 Rs 9.07-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 14.61 Rs 11.34-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 13.97 Rs 9.98-20.41
Lettuce (1 head) 18.67 Rs 7.00-30.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.83 Rs 20.00-30.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 370.00 Rs 240.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 106.00 Rs 55.00-180.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 125.00 Rs 60.00-160.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 150.00-220.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 Rs 5.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 Rs 0.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Rs 50.00-60.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 Rs
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 Rs
Gasoline (1 gallon) 274.82 Rs 246.05-302.83
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 Rs 900,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,627,000.00 Rs 1,100,000.00-1,627,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,275.00 Rs 800.00-4,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.67 Rs 0.50-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 916.67 Rs 650.00-1,100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,116.67 Rs 400.00-2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 366.67 Rs 250.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 155.00 Rs 120.00-180.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,750.00 Rs 2,000.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 134,000.00 Rs 100,000.00-200,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,866.67 Rs 1,300.00-2,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,000.00 Rs 1,500.00-3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,125.00 Rs 2,500.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,360.00 Rs 1,500.00-3,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,200.00 Rs 5,200.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,304.40 Rs 4,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,500.00 Rs 10,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,730.40 Rs 7,000.00-10,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,143.82 Rs 4,499.96-5,999.95
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,583.85 Rs 1,858.05-3,299.97
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,166.67 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.00 8.50-10.00

Prices in Pondicherry

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Last update: March 2019
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2 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Jan 31, 2017 :
How can i contact Sujata v pl any contact no as i am coming to pondicherry in the first week of march
Thanks and regards
Anil Sirpaul
Mob 8010814343-8010414383
#behappy on Aug 24, 2016 :
Life in Pondicherry is difficult the prices have shot up sujata v a lady in Pondicherry is one of the few people in pondichery u can trust completely she is not only helpful but knows everything at her fingertips from house for rent or buy to where to eat what