Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨522
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨282
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨139
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨65
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨222
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨150
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨124
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨847
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨63,120
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨38,485
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨7,195
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨47,176
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨24,760
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,175
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,030
40” flat screen TV ₨34,683
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,247
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨388
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨210
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,481
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,935
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,854
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,415
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨874,792
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨74
Monthly ticket public transport ₨807
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨172
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨85
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨181
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨535
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨367
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨209
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨216
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨136
Tube of toothpaste ₨89
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨305
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,393
2 tickets to the movies ₨512
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨981
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,248
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨719
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨228
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨280
iPad Air 2, 64GB ₨40,713
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨5.92
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,401
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨228
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,711 prices entered by 589 different people.
Latest price update: September 21, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
277th
out of 319
asia
13th
out of 31
india
1st
out of 13

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

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3rd
asia
3rd
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4th
india
1st
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1st
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