Cost of living in Ahmedabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨195
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨199
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨154
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨39
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨222
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨114
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨19
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨172
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨571
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,559
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,951
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨16,975
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨11,468
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,058
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨633
40” flat screen TV ₨25,816
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,353
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨380
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨371
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,052
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,656
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,325
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,822
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨880,082
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,218
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨236
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨94
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨492
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨7,700
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨307
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨142
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨186
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨164
Tube of toothpaste ₨83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨200
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨712
2 tickets to the movies ₨369
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,372
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,607
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨572
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨197
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨185
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨42,999
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨34
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,539
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨214
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 764 prices entered by 139 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2018.

Ahmedabad position in our World Ranking

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india
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out of 12

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