Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨502
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨264
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨138
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨68
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨239
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨151
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨117
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨810
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨62,760
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨36,813
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨7,855
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨43,887
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,303
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,489
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,157
40” flat screen TV ₨36,178
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,065
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨397
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨131
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,433
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,876
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,575
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,191
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨869,624
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨873
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨184
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨109
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨217
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨517
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨278
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨254
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨210
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨130
Tube of toothpaste ₨57
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨317
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,475
2 tickets to the movies ₨533
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨976
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,418
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨772
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨224
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨265
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,538
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.67
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,619
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨209
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,113 prices entered by 575 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
215th
out of 235
asia
16th
out of 24
india
2nd
out of 9

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

the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
the world
5th
asia
2nd

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