Cost of Living in India

The cost of living in India is 65.73% lower than in the United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 85.77% lower than in the United States (average data for all cities).

Restaurants 

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 ₹

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₹ 

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 130.00 ₹ 

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 250.00 ₹ 

Cappuccino (regular) 109.85 ₹ 

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 30.42 ₹ 

White Bread (500g) 30.43 ₹  

Rice (white), (1kg) 50.71 ₹ 

Eggs (regular) (12) 62.92 ₹ 

Local Cheese (1kg) 352.23 ₹ 

Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 220.61 ₹ 

Buffalo Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 333.57 ₹ 

Apples (1kg) 132.64 ₹ 

Banana (1kg) 48.95 ₹ 

Oranges (1kg) 68.09 ₹  

Tomato (1kg) 31.46 ₹ 

Potato (1kg) 23.28 ₹ 

Onion (1kg) 27.41 ₹ 

Lettuce (1 head) 34.44 ₹ 

Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.08 ₹ 

Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ₹  

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 114.15 ₹ 

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 189.24 ₹  

Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 ₹ 

Transportation Cost in INR 

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₹ 

Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 ₹ 

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹ 

Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 15.00 ₹ 

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80.00 ₹ 

Gasoline (1 liter) 76.20 ₹ 

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ₹

Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,631,731.43₹

Utilities (Monthly) Cost in INR 

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,576.99 ₹ 

1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.83 ₹ Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 804.09 ₹ 

Prices in India

These data are based on 92791 entries in the past 18 months from 8391 different contributors.
Last update: November 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

Hotel findings are never that much easy and convenient than they are now. You can head over and download most-used apps like OYO, FAB Hotels, Trivago and easily book hotels in India starting from just rupees 600 per/night (8.36 USD). 

Some Links To Budget Hotels in India:

https://www.tripadvisor.in/HotelsList-India-Budget-Hotels-zfp7723373.html

Top 25 Luxury Hotels in India: https://www.tourmyindia.com/blog/top-25-luxury-hotels-india/

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur :

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur ranked #3 in The Best Hotels in the World category, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2019.

The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai:

Golden Dragon – Best Chinese Restaurant (South Mumbai) Wasabi by Morimoto Best Japanese Restaurant (South Mumbai (March 2019).