Cost of living in Hyderabad, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨445
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨291
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨119
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨60
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨182
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨139
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨100
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨775
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 ₨20,847
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨13,338
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,569
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨16,723
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨9,824
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,160
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨749
40” flat screen TV ₨36,790
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,881
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨371
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨182
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,127
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,701
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,102
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,750
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨849,420
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,061
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨218
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨91
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨101
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨344
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨212
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨174
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨265
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨104
Tube of toothpaste ₨48
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨210
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,103
2 tickets to the movies ₨321
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,034
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,082
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨786
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨326
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨257
iPod nano 16GB ₨15,906
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨4.77
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,832
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨209
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,893 prices entered by 221 different people.
Latest price update: December 11, 2016.

Hyderabad position in our World Ranking

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229th
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23rd
out of 25
india
6th
out of 8

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