India vs Poland - Cost of Living Comparison

India Poland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$416
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1027
$1866
🏠 One person rent
$165
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$317
$783
🍽️ Food expenses
$164
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.3
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$620
$899
💸 GDP per capita
$1928
$15742
😃 Human freedom index
6.39
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
69.9
76.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
40
56
🌐 English speaking %
10.6%
37.1%
🎓 Higher education
73
83
😀 Quality of life
51
66
🏙️ Population
1.33B
38.4M

The average cost of living in India ($416) is 49% less expensive than in Poland ($814). India ranked 190th vs 99th for Poland 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 1.1 months in Poland. Ranked 85th and 42nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in India vs Poland

We calculate prices for India and Poland as a population-weighted mean of 220 and 79 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 Poland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.93
$5.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.3
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.88
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$2.14
 Cappuccino
$1.84
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$400
$693
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.3
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.2
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.72
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1696
$2845
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$2061
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.7
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.63
$6.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.96
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.41
$5.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.52
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.82
$8.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.76
$5.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.62
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.91
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.66
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.9
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.31
$5.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.6
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.7
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.4
$64.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$45.9
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$64.1
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1660
$5917

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Cities Comparison in India vs Poland

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M

In Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1046
1.79M
Krakow
$855
767K
Wroclaw
$902
639K
Lodz
$837
690K
Poznan
$873
534K
Gdansk
$950
464K
Szczecin
$864
404K
Bydgoszcz
$957
347K
Lublin
$818
340K
Katowice
$840
276K
Bialystok
$732
298K
Gdynia
$867
248K
Radom
$744
220K
Czestochowa
$717
223K
Torun
$660
201K
Gliwice
$754
178K
Sosnowiec
$709
200K
Rzeszow
$680
183K
Kielce
$615
192K
Rybnik
$738
141K
Bytom
$769
172K
Olsztyn
$637
174K
Tychy
$709
128K
Opole
$734
128K
Zabrze
$729
174K
Ruda Slaska
$723
139K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$713
123K
Zielona Gora
$707
141K
Bielsko-Biala
$725
173K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$709
123K