Cost of living in Mumbai, India

List of prices in Mumbai, India. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨498
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨268
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨158
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨60
12 eggs, large ₨71
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨40
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨245
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨166
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨141
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,024
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨79
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨33
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨70,797
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨41,327
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,006
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨48,743
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨24,816
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,447
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨920
40” flat screen TV ₨36,535
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,744
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨371
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨706
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,431
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,804
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,169
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,310
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨850,969
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨82
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,230
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨217
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨95
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨241
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,420
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨243
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨160
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨248
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨132
Tube of toothpaste ₨83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨366
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,256
2 tickets to the movies ₨691
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,837
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,701
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨657
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨245
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨249
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨43,146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨45
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,665
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨287
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,266 prices entered by 473 different people.
Latest price update: March 18, 2019

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
263rd
out of 334
asia
12th
out of 29
india
1st
out of 12

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

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