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Cost of Living in Mumbai | Maharashtra

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$693
$1608
🛋️ Without rent
$297
$838
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$396
$770
🍽️ Food
$195
$494
🚐 Transport
$52.1
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$577
🏙️ Population
15.4M

The average cost of living in Mumbai is $693, which is in the top 32% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6279th out of 9294 in our global list, 2nd out of 220 in India, and 1st out of 21 in the Maharashtra.

The median after-tax salary is $577, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 4578th (TOP 50%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 10th best city to live in India, and 2nd most liveable city in Maharashtra. With an estimated population of 15.4M, Mumbai is the 2nd largest city in India.

Why living in Mumbai 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 Mumbai for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport14 kmChhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
😷 Air qualityBad45.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank569Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Cost of living in Mumbai infographic

Prices in Mumbai

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.09
☕ Cappuccino
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.98

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.73
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.58
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.04

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$281
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1187
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$554
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6273
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2548

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$8.93
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$56.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$85.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2527

Mumbai Cost of Living comparison