Cost of living in Mumbai, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨525
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨271
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨131
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨64
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨231
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨152
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨120
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨865
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨63,905
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨37,090
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨7,973
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨44,737
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨22,705
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨4,277
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,079
40” flat screen TV ₨35,812
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,830
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨396
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨155
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,363
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,662
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,596
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,136
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨922,246
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨845
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨179
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨101
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨188
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨557
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨244
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨232
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨217
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨123
Tube of toothpaste ₨61
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨280
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,470
2 tickets to the movies ₨516
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨975
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,389
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨752
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨225
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨272
iPod nano 16GB ₨13,009
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.95
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,487
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨218
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,878 prices entered by 584 different people.
Latest price update: July 27, 2017.

Mumbai position in our World Ranking

the world
255th
out of 292
asia
14th
out of 29
india
1st
out of 13

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