Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨547
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨286
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨139
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨66
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨221
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨156
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨24
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨122
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨769
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨77
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨63,837
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨37,284
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,976
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨45,103
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨24,355
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,362
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,042
40” flat screen TV ₨34,785
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,905
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨357
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨128
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,539
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,308
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,025
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,555
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨850,882
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨75
Monthly ticket public transport ₨746
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨172
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨154
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨513
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨293
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨193
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨192
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨125
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨282
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,236
2 tickets to the movies ₨492
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨911
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,136
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨985
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨227
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨276
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,983
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨7
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,637
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨235
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,850 prices entered by 607 different people.
Latest price update: November 21, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
294th
out of 335
asia
13th
out of 33
india
1st
out of 14

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

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