Cost of living in Delhi, India

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 7,713 prices entered by 733 different people.
Latest price update: July 30, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ₨373
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨217
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨143
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨44
12 eggs, large ₨59
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨149
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨109
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨78
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨734
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨67
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨24
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨31,202
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,306
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,231
40” flat screen TV ₨40,931
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨10,759
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨298
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨108
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,634
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨3,179
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,527
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,407
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨744,543
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨74
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,010
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨193
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨139
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨188
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨166
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨194
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨116
Tube of toothpaste ₨63
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨251
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,259
2 tickets to the movies ₨500
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,037
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ₨2,998
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨468
Capuccino in expat area of the city ₨184
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨188
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,117
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.01
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,092
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ₨167

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