Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Latest price update: March 04, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨379
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨345
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨156
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨48
12 eggs, large ₨53
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨24
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨208
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨149
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨92
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨495
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨28
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨18,226
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,934
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨667
40” flat screen TV ₨34,155
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨10,954
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨424
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨500
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,492
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨1,646
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨2,688
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,110
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,002,850
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨885
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨192
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨119
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨355
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨159
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨191
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨110
Tube of toothpaste ₨56
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨316
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,536
2 tickets to the movies ₨323
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨592
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ₨2,837
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨761
Capuccino in expat area of the city ₨148
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨250
iPod nano 16GB ₨13,463
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.90
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,366
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨270

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