Cost of living in Bhubaneswar, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨289
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨247
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨101
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨40
12 eggs, large ₨60
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨140
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨111
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨132
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨875
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨88
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨18,128
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,333
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,159
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨17,149
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨11,254
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,686
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,045
40” flat screen TV ₨40,049
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨12,379
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨276
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨400
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,644
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,580
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,684
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,646
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨763,003
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,344
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨171
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨88
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨382
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨217
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨117
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨176
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨160
Tube of toothpaste ₨64
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨203
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨824
2 tickets to the movies ₨389
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,265
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨368
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨110
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨162
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨39,533
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨35
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨987
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨148
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 415 prices entered by 61 different people.
Latest price update: August 18, 2018.

Bhubaneswar position in our World Ranking

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