India vs Nicaragua - Cost of Living Comparison

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India Nicaragua
🚶 Cost of living one person
$441
$682
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1112
$1602
🏠 One person rent
$182
$298
🏘️ Family rent
$377
$458
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$277
🚐 Transport expenses
$48.4
$38.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$656
$302
💸 GDP per capita
$2411
$2255
😃 Human freedom index
6.29
5.48
❤️ Life expectancy
67.2
73.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
39
17
🌐 English speaking %
10.6%
1%
🎓 Higher education
74
32
😀 Quality of life
43
29
🏙️ Population
1.33B
5.14M

The average cost of living in India ($441) is 35% less expensive than in Nicaragua ($682). India ranked 192nd vs 138th for Nicaragua in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in India compared to 0.4 months in Nicaragua. Ranked 109th and 150th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in India vs Nicaragua

We calculate prices for India and Nicaragua as a population-weighted mean of 220 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

India Nicaragua
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.1
$6.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$5.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$1.93
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$203
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$505
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$309
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$34.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.5
$52.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.56
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.91%
14.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2125
$870
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1094
$742
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.43
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.2
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.19
$6.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.22
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.96
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$4.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$7.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$4.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$2.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.4
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.03
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.95
$9.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.92
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.99
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.99
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.75
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.94
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.7
$32.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.67
$4.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.2
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.02
$4.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.3
$45.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.6
$71.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$73
$153
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1984
$5316

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In India

City Cost of living Population
Delhi
$480
26.5M
Bangalore
$604
12.3M
Mumbai
$682
15.4M
Hyderabad
$497
9.31M
Chennai
$434
10.3M
Pune
$502
5.95M
Ahmedabad
$501
7.65M
Surat
$809
5.94M
Kolkata
$396
4.5M
Kanpur
$297
3.81M
Lucknow
$371
3.38M
Jaipur
$391
3.07M
Visakhapatnam
$419
2.04M
Thane
$487
1.89M
Nagpur
$453
2.41M
Mirzapur
$363
2.5M
Ghaziabad
$412
2.38M
Kalyan
$391
1.25M
Vadodara
$399
2.07M
Gurgaon
$516
877K
Navi Mumbai
$451
1.12M
Indore
$402
1.99M
Mysore
$320
1.26M
Jamshedpur
$327
1.56M
Agra
$362
1.59M
Nashik
$378
1.49M
Madurai
$309
1.56M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Meerut
$378
1.31M
Bilaspur
$353
1.63M

In Nicaragua

City Cost of living Population
Managua
$744
937K
Leon
$609
174K
Masaya
$724
140K
Matagalpa
$549
133K
Chinandega
$621
122K
Esteli
$592
112K
Granada
$737
105K
Jinotega
$458
99.4K
Juigalpa
$654
51.8K
San Juan del Sur
$800
14.7K