Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨511
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨282
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨149
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨58
12 eggs, large ₨70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨48
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨241
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨153
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨126
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨808
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨68,592
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨41,046
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,411
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨53,907
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨25,485
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,107
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨914
40” flat screen TV ₨34,227
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,780
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨341
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨934
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,647
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,363
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,074
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,668
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨838,118
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,051
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨204
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨109
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨202
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,139
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨300
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨196
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨226
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨136
Tube of toothpaste ₨76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨348
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,355
2 tickets to the movies ₨514
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,452
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,290
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨766
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨214
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨281
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨35,430
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨26
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,030
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨234
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,987 prices entered by 632 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
297th
out of 338
asia
19th
out of 36
india
4th
out of 15

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

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