Cost of living in Ahmedabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨380
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨321
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨122
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨49
12 eggs, large ₨79
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨271
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨136
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨140
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨614
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,020
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨12,905
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,070
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨10,911
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,410
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,264
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,515
40” flat screen TV ₨36,620
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,201
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨420
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨222
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,177
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,026
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,878
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,267
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨841,074
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,022
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨147
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨86
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨347
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨466
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨307
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨171
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 ₨140
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨796
2 tickets to the movies ₨420
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨694
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,600
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨526
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨264
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨185
iPod nano 16GB ₨23,599
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨5.51
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,487
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨192
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 586 prices entered by 71 different people.
Latest price update: June 28, 2017.

Ahmedabad position in our World Ranking

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263rd
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asia
21st
out of 26
india
6th
out of 11

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