Cost of living in Delhi, India

List of prices in Delhi, India. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨547
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨283
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨171
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨72
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨176
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨130
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨115
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,036
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨83
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨35,482
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨25,139
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,914
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨28,858
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨16,206
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,699
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨779
40” flat screen TV ₨31,525
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,616
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨360
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨282
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,715
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,063
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,234
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,359
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨943,128
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨76
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,543
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨229
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨143
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨309
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,165
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨307
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨239
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨268
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨143
Tube of toothpaste ₨76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨434
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,655
2 tickets to the movies ₨686
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,177
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,722
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨1,631
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨256
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨259
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,087
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨51
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,468
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨280
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,616 prices entered by 572 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2019.

Delhi position in our World Ranking

the world
287th
out of 329
asia
20th
out of 32
india
3rd
out of 11

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