Cost of living in Kanpur, India

Summary of cost of living in Kanpur

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨94,395
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨38,528
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Kanpur
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨226
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨309
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨158
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨50
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨160
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨92
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨107
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨584
2 liters of coca-cola ₨77
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨26
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨24,998
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨14,147
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,646
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨22,116
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨27,351
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨1,664
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨930
40” flat screen tv ₨33,243
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,527
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨352
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨345
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,229
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,879
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,288
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,030
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨799,805
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨877
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨163
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨600
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨192
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨139
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨309
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨94
Tube of toothpaste ₨55
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨189
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨454
2 tickets to the movies ₨454
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,138
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨198
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨227
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨100
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨35,973
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.33
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,611
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨102
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 11 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2022

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