Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨384
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨235
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨160
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨34
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨274
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨157
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨106
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨742
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨67
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨63,047
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,040
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,133
40” flat screen TV ₨43,967
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨14,959
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨362
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨237
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,341
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,898
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,465
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨3,174
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨798,403
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨928
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨179
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨134
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨222
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨182
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨191
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨104
Tube of toothpaste ₨66
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨260
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,090
2 tickets to the movies ₨506
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,662
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨3,530
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨663
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨192
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨223
iPod nano 16GB ₨10,243
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.28
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,246
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨189
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 11,750 prices entered by 1,163 different people.
Latest price update: July 04, 2015.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
182nd
out of 202
asia
11th
out of 17
india
1st
out of 7

Cheapest and most expensive products in Mumbai compared to other cities:

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2nd
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3rd
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4th
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4th
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5th
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5th

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