Cost of living in Visakhapatnam, India

Summary of cost of living in Visakhapatnam

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨93,705
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨34,674
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in Visakhapatnam, India. Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨323
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨267
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨162
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨49
12 eggs, large ₨65
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨211
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨116
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨128
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨841
2 liters of coca-cola ₨81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨19,162
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨11,771
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,729
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨14,225
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨7,826
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨2,964
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨743
40” flat screen tv ₨31,944
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,418
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨281
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨440
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,521
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,513
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,754
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,549
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨941,871
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨812
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨216
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨113
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨208
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨873
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨174
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨110
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨141
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨139
Tube of toothpaste ₨60
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨323
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,001
2 tickets to the movies ₨372
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,159
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,641
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨733
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨119
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨251
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨35,103
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.59
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,579
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨185
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 96 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2020

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