Cost of living in Delhi, India

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 7,300 prices entered by 673 different people.
Latest price update: April 21, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ₨383
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨196
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨127
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨57
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨39
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨139
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨102
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨39
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨77
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨757
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨24
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨31,655
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,554
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,190
40” flat screen TV ₨41,781
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨9,731
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨255
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨101
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,827
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨3,299
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,419
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,129
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨818,343
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨765
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨189
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨193
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.) ₨193
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨116
Tube of toothpaste ₨65
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨261
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,275
2 tickets to the movies ₨491
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨799
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ₨2,843
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨457
Capuccino in expat area of the city ₨149
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨197
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,143
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.01
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,094
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ₨151

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