Cost of living in Guwahati, India

Summary of cost of living in Guwahati

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨113,533
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨39,758
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Guwahati
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨632
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨396
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨161
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨65
12 eggs, large ₨77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨314
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨130
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨116
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨683
2 liters of coca-cola ₨81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨40
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨20,266
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨13,565
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,924
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨14,603
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨10,620
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨1,958
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨635
40” flat screen tv ₨34,783
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨8,565
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨213
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨561
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,314
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,171
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,246
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,929
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨857,627
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨100
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,036
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨215
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨111
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨176
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨2,461
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨278
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨170
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨193
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨150
Tube of toothpaste ₨66
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨239
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,008
2 tickets to the movies ₨440
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,102
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,519
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨547
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨197
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨175
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨40,854
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨17
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,028
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨183
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 61 prices entered by 16 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2022

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