Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨366
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨246
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨128
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨52
12 eggs, large ₨59
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨176
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨146
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨94
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨823
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨32
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,022
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,345
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,564
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,254
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨11,139
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,498
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨664
40” flat screen TV ₨35,305
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,849
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨428
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨216
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,009
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,509
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,079
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,822
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨790,153
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨834
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨166
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨167
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨454
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨350
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨181
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨209
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨162
Tube of toothpaste ₨64
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨189
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨965
2 tickets to the movies ₨335
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨576
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,725
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨708
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨172
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨172
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨34,876
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨6
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,693
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨226
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,974 prices entered by 302 different people.
Latest price update: November 17, 2017.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

the world
327th
out of 334
asia
28th
out of 33
india
9th
out of 14

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

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3rd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
5th
asia
2nd
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2nd

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