Cost of living in Kolkata, India

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Latest price update: November 01, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ₨190
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨257
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨112
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨41
12 eggs, large ₨61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨38
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨163
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨123
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨28
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨83
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨589
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨72
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨18
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,904
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,332
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,086
40” flat screen TV ₨35,396
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨10,760
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨234
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨211
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨6,695
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,174
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨2,912
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,650
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨746,364
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨656
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨139
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨141
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨218
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨145
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨333
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨95
Tube of toothpaste ₨73
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨202
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨644
2 tickets to the movies ₨301
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,032
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ₨1,982
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨330
Capuccino in expat area of the city ₨161
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨143
iPod nano 16GB ₨9,345
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.02
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,745
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ₨139

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