Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨596
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨276
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨141
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨55
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨269
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨156
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨121
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨818
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨74
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨66,310
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨37,283
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨8,469
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨45,109
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,591
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,048
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,109
40” flat screen TV ₨36,525
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,759
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨415
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨198
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,450
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,991
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,904
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,249
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,002,970
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨70
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,164
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨183
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨88
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨229
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨576
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨373
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨233
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨238
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨140
Tube of toothpaste ₨72
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨303
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,683
2 tickets to the movies ₨562
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,163
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,671
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨901
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨219
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨272
iPod nano 16GB ₨13,057
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.72
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,987
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨204
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,496 prices entered by 610 different people.
Latest price update: January 20, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
191st
out of 223
asia
14th
out of 24
india
1st
out of 8

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

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5th
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