Cost of Living in Bhopal

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$331
$808
🛋️ Without rent
$223
$617
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$108
$191
🍽️ Food
$149
$379
🚐 Transport
$39.2
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$552
😀 Quality of life
55
🏙️ Population
1.8M

The average cost of living in Bhopal is $331, which is in the top 3% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 9056th out of 9294 in our global list, 157th out of 220 in India, and 7th out of 8 in Madhya Pradesh.

The median after-tax salary is $552, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 5746th (TOP 62%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 20th best city to live in India, and 1st most liveable city in Madhya Pradesh. With an estimated population of 1.8M, Bhopal is the 22nd largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Raja Bhoj International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 42.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3322 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
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Prices in Bhopal

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.81
 Cappuccino
$1.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$95.2
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$73.4
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$211
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$138
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$484
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$261
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$7.65
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.77
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$6.94
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$34.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$41.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$957

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