Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨566
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨286
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨154
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨59
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨46
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨238
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨156
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨131
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨892
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 ₨70,053
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨41,490
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 ₨54,396
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨26,178
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,348
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨944
40” flat screen TV ₨34,459
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,322
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨355
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨739
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,677
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,152
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,937
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,596
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨851,202
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨78
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,097
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨189
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨90
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨198
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,168
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨317
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨156
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨230
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨136
Tube of toothpaste ₨83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨343
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,284
2 tickets to the movies ₨548
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,495
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,249
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨755
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨231
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨287
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,197
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨24
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,569
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨245
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,316 prices entered by 649 different people.
Latest price update: June 23, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

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293rd
out of 346
asia
14th
out of 33
india
1st
out of 13

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