Cost of living in Pune, India

Summary of cost of living in Pune

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨113,405
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨49,492
  • Cost of living in Pune is cheaper than in 63% of cities in India (5 out of 8)
  • Pune is the 4th cheapest city in Asia (14 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Pune is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (214 out of 220)

List of prices in Pune
Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨407
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨316
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨116
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨56
12 eggs, large ₨70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨290
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨149
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨135
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨867
2 liters of coca-cola ₨80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨35,539
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨21,791
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,228
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨20,178
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨12,947
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨2,999
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨818
40” flat screen tv ₨27,953
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨14,236
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨353
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨429
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,523
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,509
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,083
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,194
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨842,408
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨79
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,089
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨195
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨94
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨193
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨896
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨325
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨158
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨236
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨193
Tube of toothpaste ₨71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨174
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨991
2 tickets to the movies ₨485
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,258
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,927
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨576
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨251
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨271
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨37,761
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.31
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,737
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨294
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 821 prices entered by 87 different people.
Latest price update: October 20, 2020

Pune position in our World Ranking

the world
214th
out of 220
asia
14th
out of 17
india
5th
out of 8

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

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