Cost of Living in Patna

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$408
$907
🛋️ Without rent
$243
$682
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$165
$225
🍽️ Food
$154
$393
🚐 Transport
$45.7
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$331
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
1.68M

The average cost of living in Patna is $408, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8753rd out of 9294 in our global list, 31st out of 220 in India, and 1st out of 6 in Bihar.

The median after-tax salary is $331, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8073rd (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 162nd best city to live in India, and 4th most liveable city in Bihar. With an estimated population of 1.68M, Patna is the 23rd largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport
😷 Air quality Unhealthy 78.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4164 Indian Institute of Technology Patna
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Prices in Patna

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$9.95
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
 Cappuccino
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$111
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$243
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$149
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$948
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1858
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.64
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$7.05
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$57.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$40.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1567

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