Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨558
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨282
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨154
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨59
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨44
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨241
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨158
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨134
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨919
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 ₨71,498
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨42,695
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,736
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨55,556
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨25,956
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,059
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨969
40” flat screen TV ₨34,526
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,574
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨350
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨639
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,570
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,992
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,989
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,671
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨855,306
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨78
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,119
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨196
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨87
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨208
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,254
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨280
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨159
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨225
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨145
Tube of toothpaste ₨82
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨355
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,334
2 tickets to the movies ₨584
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,519
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,518
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨649
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨222
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨262
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨36,510
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨19
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,628
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨268
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,212 prices entered by 625 different people.
Latest price update: August 17, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
297th
out of 343
asia
16th
out of 33
india
1st
out of 12

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