Cost of living in Mumbai, India

List of prices in Mumbai, India. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨554
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨281
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨154
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨62
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨248
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨158
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨135
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨960
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨79
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨70,833
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨43,425
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,138
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨50,696
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨26,129
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,184
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨939
40” flat screen TV ₨35,607
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,845
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨374
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨761
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,577
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,706
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,218
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,409
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨857,888
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨81
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,266
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨213
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨112
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨227
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,594
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨247
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨176
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨238
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨139
Tube of toothpaste ₨80
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨370
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,345
2 tickets to the movies ₨627
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,972
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,438
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨703
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨223
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨250
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨41,459
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨45
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,770
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨274
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,758 prices entered by 554 different people.
Latest price update: December 15, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
269th
out of 336
asia
13th
out of 33
india
1st
out of 12

Cheapest and most expensive products in Mumbai compared to other cities:

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