Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨322
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨236
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨150
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨79
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨278
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨158
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨102
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨659
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨68,096
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,825
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,334
40” flat screen TV ₨44,776
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨14,898
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨346
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨340
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,428
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,993
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,717
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨3,290
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨805,226
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨874
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨182
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨108
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨226
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨191
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨202
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨117
Tube of toothpaste ₨66
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨257
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,090
2 tickets to the movies ₨505
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,305
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨3,240
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨762
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨202
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨221
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,854
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.28
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,630
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨194
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,371 prices entered by 1,216 different people.
Latest price update: August 03, 2015.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
177th
out of 197
asia
12th
out of 17
india
1st
out of 6

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

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2nd
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4th
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5th

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