Cost of Living in Surat

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$809
$1201
🛋️ Without rent
$253
$715
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$556
$486
🍽️ Food
$165
$417
🚐 Transport
$49.3
$141
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$397
😀 Quality of life
50
🏙️ Population
5.94M

The average cost of living in Surat is $809, which is in the top 32% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6362nd out of 9294 in our global list, 1st out of 220 in India, and 1st out of 12 in Gujarat.

The median after-tax salary is $397, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 6225th (TOP 67%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 31st best city to live in India, and 4th most liveable city in Gujarat. With an estimated population of 5.94M, Surat is the 8th largest city in India.

Why living in Surat is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Surat for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Surat Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 51.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4034 Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
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Prices in Surat

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.4
 Cappuccino
$1.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$484
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$532
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1122
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$266
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.88
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$853
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$713
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$6.01
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$41.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$61
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1793

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