Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨574
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨278
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨140
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨58
12 eggs, large ₨68
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨48
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨230
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨154
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨123
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨843
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨77
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨32
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨68,671
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨40,868
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,670
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨51,805
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨25,269
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,488
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,055
40” flat screen TV ₨34,876
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,300
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨315
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨449
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,637
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,252
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,942
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,621
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨870,795
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,009
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨211
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨87
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨178
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨522
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨300
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨195
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨200
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨135
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨275
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,321
2 tickets to the movies ₨498
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨971
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,230
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨716
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨219
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨277
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨38,419
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨26
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,891
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨216
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,019 prices entered by 621 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
288th
out of 341
asia
16th
out of 38
india
4th
out of 16

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

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2nd
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4th
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2nd
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2nd
india
1st
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