Cost of living in Kochi, India

Summary of cost of living in Kochi

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨135,124
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨62,028
  • 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 Kochi
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨350
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨254
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨159
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨59
12 eggs, large ₨93
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨38
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨248
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨167
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨126
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨606
2 liters of coca-cola ₨89
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨53,670
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨23,121
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,791
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨22,876
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨13,547
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨1,777
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨502
40” flat screen tv ₨22,028
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,370
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨403
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨410
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,616
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,938
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,917
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,216
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,048,230
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨97
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,002
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨296
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨126
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨280
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨18,000
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨246
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨152
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨192
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨156
Tube of toothpaste ₨80
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨341
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨898
2 tickets to the movies ₨333
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,507
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,864
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨416
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨150
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨241
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨40,984
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.41
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,007
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨265
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 98 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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