Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨372
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨248
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 ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨174
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨153
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨845
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨22,404
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨13,983
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,993
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨18,989
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨10,722
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,085
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨712
40” flat screen TV ₨34,788
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,115
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨382
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨157
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,021
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,654
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,081
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,656
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨799,998
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,003
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨221
Personal Care
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
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,109
2 tickets to the movies ₨359
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨630
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,699
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨622
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨168
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨187
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,540
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨8
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,398
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨200
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,985 prices entered by 233 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2017.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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216th
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22nd
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india
8th
out of 8

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