Cost of living in Coimbatore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨246
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨231
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨126
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨46
12 eggs, large ₨56
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨128
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨127
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨129
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨508
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨26
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,491
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨10,714
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,302
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,355
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨8,293
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,138
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨796
40” flat screen TV ₨37,297
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,488
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨345
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨144
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨1,943
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨1,610
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨2,533
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨1,857
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨853,022
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,033
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨201
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨172
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨184
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨459
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨226
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨154
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨189
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨102
Tube of toothpaste ₨46
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨165
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨571
2 tickets to the movies ₨304
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨528
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,044
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨417
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨99
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨136
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨40,104
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨164
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,295
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨117
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 332 prices entered by 37 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2018.

Coimbatore position in our World Ranking

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262nd
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13th
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india
3rd
out of 16

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