Cost of living in Thiruvananthapuram, India

Summary of cost of living in Thiruvananthapuram

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨99,871
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨37,759
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Thiruvananthapuram
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨192
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨193
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨137
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨47
12 eggs, large ₨77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨173
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨165
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨115
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨538
2 liters of coca-cola ₨96
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨40
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨19,701
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨15,505
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,534
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨15,614
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨9,005
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨4,523
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨708
40” flat screen tv ₨30,365
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,440
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨286
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨1,430
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,365
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,167
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨2,808
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,380
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨894,899
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨90
Monthly ticket public transport ₨868
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨104
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨168
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨519
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨487
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨164
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨112
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨129
Tube of toothpaste ₨76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨255
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨791
2 tickets to the movies ₨307
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,638
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,046
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨418
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨153
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨149
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨31,993
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,374
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨200
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 40 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: November 25, 2022

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