Cost of living in Ahmedabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨290
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨265
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨125
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨51
12 eggs, large ₨80
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨34
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨269
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨114
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨19
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨155
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨961
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,654
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨11,795
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,255
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨9,531
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,877
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,797
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,003
40” flat screen TV ₨35,462
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,996
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨379
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨248
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,055
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,502
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,809
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,833
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨865,035
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨949
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨141
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨97
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨347
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨445
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨307
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨167
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨176
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨184
Tube of toothpaste ₨80
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨150
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨538
2 tickets to the movies ₨428
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨713
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,540
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨529
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨235
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨185
iPad Air 2, 64GB ₨44,258
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨7
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,564
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨210
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 701 prices entered by 85 different people.
Latest price update: October 17, 2017.

Ahmedabad position in our World Ranking

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316th
out of 323
asia
27th
out of 31
india
9th
out of 13

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