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) ₨248
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨138
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨57
12 eggs, large ₨66
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨248
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨160
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨116
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨729
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨70,598
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨39,967
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨8,267
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨42,989
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,470
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,280
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,287
40” flat screen TV ₨40,963
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨12,606
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨400
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨304
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,647
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,292
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,246
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,517
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨942,753
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨745
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨174
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨120
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨236
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨649
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨243
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨195
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨230
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨154
Tube of toothpaste ₨75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨276
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,466
2 tickets to the movies ₨545
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,246
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨3,348
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨669
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨209
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨267
iPod nano 16GB ₨14,097
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.73
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨4,242
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨211
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,410 prices entered by 504 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2016.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
235th
out of 267
asia
14th
out of 24
india
1st
out of 7

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5th
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