Cost of living in Delhi, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨544
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨292
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨160
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨47
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨168
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨130
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨111
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨950
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨28
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨33,230
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨22,920
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,878
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨29,098
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨15,377
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,766
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨807
40” flat screen TV ₨33,694
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,060
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨383
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨420
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,557
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,125
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,073
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,262
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨830,497
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,395
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨222
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨121
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨264
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,241
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨279
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨215
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨236
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨139
Tube of toothpaste ₨66
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨385
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,501
2 tickets to the movies ₨668
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,188
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,719
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨867
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨250
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨246
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨42,073
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨52
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,346
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨255
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,868 prices entered by 668 different people.
Latest price update: July 17, 2018.

Delhi position in our World Ranking

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301st
out of 347
asia
17th
out of 34
india
3rd
out of 14

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