Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨336
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨245
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨132
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨183
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨149
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨96
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨825
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨72
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨22,183
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨14,165
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,287
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,114
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨11,222
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,184
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨713
40” flat screen TV ₨34,729
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,095
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨441
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨216
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,209
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,550
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,083
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,731
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨804,028
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨953
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨147
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨119
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨445
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨302
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨184
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨231
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨143
Tube of toothpaste ₨58
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨174
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,010
2 tickets to the movies ₨328
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨600
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,688
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨641
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨168
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨183
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,022
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨10
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,626
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨183
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,814 prices entered by 256 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2017.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

the world
281st
out of 284
asia
26th
out of 27
india
10th
out of 11

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