Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨587
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨249
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨142
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨237
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨154
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨122
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨774
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨32
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨68,912
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨40,477
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,032
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨43,219
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,457
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,995
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,286
40” flat screen TV ₨41,351
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨12,085
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨437
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨341
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,570
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,305
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,137
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,381
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨991,081
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨827
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨177
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨108
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨238
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨556
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨243
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨174
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨232
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨144
Tube of toothpaste ₨73
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨296
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,500
2 tickets to the movies ₨556
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,303
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨3,549
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨796
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨207
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨255
iPod nano 16GB ₨14,097
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.74
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨4,330
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨222
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,549 prices entered by 496 different people.
Latest price update: May 01, 2016.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

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239th
out of 270
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14th
out of 24
india
1st
out of 7

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