Cost of living in Indore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨347
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨245
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨168
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨46
12 eggs, large ₨62
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨170
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨115
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨16
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨95
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨607
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,513
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨12,624
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨1,875
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨11,894
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨8,476
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,122
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,131
40” flat screen TV ₨33,608
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,888
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨368
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨135
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨1,743
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨1,892
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨2,319
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨1,846
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨917,002
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨67
Monthly ticket public transport ₨691
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨275
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨106
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨464
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨329
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨244
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨134
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨190
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨106
Tube of toothpaste ₨65
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨166
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨883
2 tickets to the movies ₨352
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨654
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,343
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨834
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨172
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨181
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨38,579
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨77
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,173
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨146
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 295 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2018.

Indore position in our World Ranking

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329th
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india
11th
out of 16

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