Cost of living in Delhi, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨536
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨289
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨157
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨51
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨165
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨130
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨106
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨934
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨33,815
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨23,050
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,547
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨29,750
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨15,758
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,722
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨813
40” flat screen TV ₨33,952
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,724
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨393
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨603
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,559
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,923
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,009
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,237
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨814,582
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,397
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨243
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨116
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨304
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,262
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨226
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨209
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨228
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨140
Tube of toothpaste ₨62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨379
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,515
2 tickets to the movies ₨639
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨2,210
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,738
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨619
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨247
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨226
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨45,534
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨135
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,546
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨253
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,471 prices entered by 644 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2018.

Delhi position in our World Ranking

the world
279th
out of 344
asia
15th
out of 35
india
2nd
out of 15

Cheapest and most expensive products in Delhi compared to other cities:

the world
5th
asia
3rd
asia
4th
india
1st
india
1st
india
2nd

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