Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨354
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨241
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨129
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨52
12 eggs, large ₨64
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨226
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨155
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨103
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨904
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,437
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,355
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,492
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,688
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,512
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,601
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨767
40” flat screen TV ₨35,191
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,591
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨409
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨151
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,401
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,578
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,368
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,520
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,436,610
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,012
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) ₨80
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨147
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨349
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨263
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨181
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨240
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨112
Tube of toothpaste ₨71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨217
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,041
2 tickets to the movies ₨321
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨620
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,361
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨762
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨133
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨162
iPod nano 16GB ₨14,270
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.05
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,707
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨176
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,976 prices entered by 226 different people.
Latest price update: July 26, 2016.

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