Cost of living in Ahmedabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨431
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨362
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨141
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨46
12 eggs, large ₨72
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨294
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨139
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨131
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,070
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨87
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨28
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,257
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨13,143
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,795
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,976
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨11,277
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,526
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,297
40” flat screen TV ₨33,901
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,618
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨410
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨220
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,264
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,953
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,429
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,155
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨902,992
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨66
Monthly ticket public transport ₨686
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨137
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨82
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨311
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨477
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨313
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨196
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨265
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨162
Tube of toothpaste ₨91
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨179
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,248
2 tickets to the movies ₨439
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨693
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,804
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨550
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨267
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨345
iPod nano 16GB ₨24,191
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.88
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,855
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨196
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 458 prices entered by 66 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2017.

Ahmedabad position in our World Ranking

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211th
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india
5th
out of 8

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