Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨350
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨252
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨126
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨52
12 eggs, large ₨64
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨181
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨185
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨86
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨854
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,355
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨12,887
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,409
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨17,185
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨10,167
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,754
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨700
40” flat screen TV ₨36,504
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,029
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨454
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨181
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,138
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,960
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,523
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,823
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨731,968
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,024
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨164
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨118
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨156
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨441
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨438
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨189
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨200
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨113
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨217
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,010
2 tickets to the movies ₨312
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨579
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,615
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨617
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨159
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨170
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,022
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨8
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,509
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨217
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,786 prices entered by 251 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2017.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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232nd
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23rd
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india
8th
out of 9

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