Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨562
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨254
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨141
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨55
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨249
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨166
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨28
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨116
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨909
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨74
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨64,055
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨37,817
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨9,750
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨43,956
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,807
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,333
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,168
40” flat screen TV ₨39,383
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,495
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨407
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨118
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,522
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,923
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,761
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,127
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨868,442
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨70
Monthly ticket public transport ₨865
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨213
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨113
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨299
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨590
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨257
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨221
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨241
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨135
Tube of toothpaste ₨75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨210
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,516
2 tickets to the movies ₨534
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨960
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,672
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨929
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨207
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨295
iPod nano 16GB ₨13,650
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.67
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,024
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨184
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,202 prices entered by 544 different people.
Latest price update: August 24, 2016.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
239th
out of 264
asia
16th
out of 27
india
1st
out of 8

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

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2nd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th
asia
1st
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2nd

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