Cost of living in Surat, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨384
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨318
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨201
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨80
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨60
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨168
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨117
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨123
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨844
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨90
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨33
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨16,326
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨15,491
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,582
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,727
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨14,407
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,908
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨898
40” flat screen TV ₨38,137
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,923
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨366
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨534
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨1,622
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,051
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨2,907
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,176
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨881,250
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨847
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨158
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨103
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨277
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨171
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨192
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨157
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨96
Tube of toothpaste ₨75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨298
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨443
2 tickets to the movies ₨480
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,500
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,265
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨370
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨143
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨167
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,297
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨9
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,726
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨150
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 202 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2018.

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