Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨577
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨281
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨141
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨66
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨219
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨156
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨24
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨121
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨823
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 ₨63,921
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨37,301
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,406
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨47,849
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨24,666
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,310
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,014
40” flat screen TV ₨35,174
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,439
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨351
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨148
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,510
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,286
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,962
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,503
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨854,639
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨75
Monthly ticket public transport ₨747
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨168
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨89
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨167
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨500
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.) ₨189
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨123
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨280
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,220
2 tickets to the movies ₨486
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 ₨2,068
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨923
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨219
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨271
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,983
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨8
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,686
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨235
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,908 prices entered by 599 different people.
Latest price update: December 12, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
299th
out of 340
asia
14th
out of 34
india
1st
out of 14

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

the world
3rd
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5th
asia
3rd
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4th
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4th
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4th

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