Cost of living in Delhi, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨383
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨248
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨143
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨50
12 eggs, large ₨75
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨39
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨177
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨129
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨28
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,013
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨25
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨35,019
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,448
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,456
40” flat screen TV ₨37,744
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨9,745
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨482
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨63
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,723
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨3,076
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨4,123
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨3,629
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨918,260
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨66
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,134
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨205
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨120
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨287
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨132
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨273
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨139
Tube of toothpaste ₨69
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨195
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,471
2 tickets to the movies ₨573
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,257
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨3,164
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨681
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨184
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨237
iPod nano 16GB ₨10,906
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.12
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,766
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨221
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,771 prices entered by 999 different people.
Latest price update: June 29, 2015.

Delhi position in our World Ranking

the world
193rd
out of 201
asia
13th
out of 17
india
3rd
out of 7

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