Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨341
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨256
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨116
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨50
12 eggs, large ₨63
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨221
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨152
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨98
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨837
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,876
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,176
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨1,981
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨16,939
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,079
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,506
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨843
40” flat screen TV ₨36,254
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,455
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨396
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨122
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,262
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,260
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,411
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,499
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨949,792
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,474
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨181
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨90
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨147
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨327
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨263
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨176
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨227
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨112
Tube of toothpaste ₨74
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨237
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨998
2 tickets to the movies ₨324
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨601
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,432
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨657
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨147
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨166
iPod nano 16GB ₨14,270
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.06
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,772
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨166
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,109 prices entered by 213 different people.
Latest price update: April 30, 2016.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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265th
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india
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