Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨588
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨278
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨151
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨60
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨42
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨251
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨159
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨132
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨946
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨79
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨33
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨72,082
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨42,698
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,557
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨53,790
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨26,176
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,182
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨955
40” flat screen TV ₨35,117
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,991
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨364
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨639
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,463
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,850
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,022
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,483
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨844,867
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨79
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,215
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨275
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨112
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨227
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,361
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨250
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨180
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨238
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨147
Tube of toothpaste ₨83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨373
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,349
2 tickets to the movies ₨602
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,568
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,320
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨641
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨220
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨250
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨38,683
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨26
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,770
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨273
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,922 prices entered by 576 different people.
Latest price update: October 18, 2018.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
293rd
out of 341
asia
16th
out of 35
india
1st
out of 13

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

the world
3rd
the world
5th
asia
3rd
asia
3rd
india
1st
india
1st

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