Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨373
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨259
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨126
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨52
12 eggs, large ₨62
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨184
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨153
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨107
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨864
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,547
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨15,145
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,382
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,920
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,282
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,735
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨800
40” flat screen TV ₨35,045
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,062
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨349
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨151
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,448
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,738
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,655
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,560
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨972,419
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨70
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,025
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨182
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨152
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨349
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨253
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨144
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨251
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨116
Tube of toothpaste ₨74
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨223
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,096
2 tickets to the movies ₨314
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨754
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,200
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨770
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨156
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨175
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 ₨1,802
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨183
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,972 prices entered by 233 different people.
Latest price update: August 28, 2016.

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