Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨364
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨249
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨134
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨60
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨169
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨150
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨96
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨950
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨77
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨22,862
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨13,630
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,039
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,042
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨10,407
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,163
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨709
40” flat screen TV ₨34,184
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨8,687
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨438
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨165
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,004
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,570
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,126
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,428
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨817,938
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,014
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨185
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨130
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨137
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨420
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨441
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨191
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨242
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨150
Tube of toothpaste ₨71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨240
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨983
2 tickets to the movies ₨340
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨857
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,759
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨697
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨202
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨187
iPod nano 16GB ₨13,116
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨9
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,602
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨249
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,895 prices entered by 234 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2017.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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221st
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24th
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india
8th
out of 8

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