Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨334
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨248
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨113
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨50
12 eggs, large ₨61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨206
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨141
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨101
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨933
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,558
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨13,910
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,442
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨13,535
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,745
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,506
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨840
40” flat screen TV ₨35,951
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,713
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨370
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨252
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,305
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,115
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,455
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,499
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨943,412
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,482
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨174
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) ₨344
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 ₨75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨237
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,005
2 tickets to the movies ₨326
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨602
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,640
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 ₨1,729
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨166
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,029 prices entered by 207 different people.
Latest price update: May 31, 2016.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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266th
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