Cost of living in Pune, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨316
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨225
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨121
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨50
12 eggs, large ₨69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨249
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨143
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨117
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨759
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,290
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨15,561
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,379
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨14,985
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,073
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,760
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,198
40” flat screen TV ₨36,034
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨12,133
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨481
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨153
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,901
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,048
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,189
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,127
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,075,080
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨946
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨147
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨76
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨234
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨403
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨216
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨173
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨243
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨111
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨259
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,085
2 tickets to the movies ₨447
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨764
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,765
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨941
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨150
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨221
iPod nano 16GB ₨9,746
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.82
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,916
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨197
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,187 prices entered by 266 different people.
Latest price update: September 27, 2016.

Pune position in our World Ranking

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256th
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