Cost of Living in Kanpur

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$441
$854
🛋️ Without rent
$217
$605
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$223
$249
🍽️ Food
$141
$358
🚐 Transport
$40.3
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$567
😀 Quality of life
38
🏙️ Population
2.77M

The average cost of living in Kanpur is $441, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8634th out of 9294 in our global list, 19th out of 220 in India, and 3rd out of 18 in Uttar Pradesh.

The median after-tax salary is $567, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 7367th (TOP 79%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 87th best city to live in India, and 5th most liveable city in Uttar Pradesh. With an estimated population of 2.77M, Kanpur is the 14th largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Kanpur Airport
😷 Air quality Unhealthy 83.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 574 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
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Prices in Kanpur

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.68
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$1.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$175
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$293
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$158
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$882
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$462
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.73
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$8.07
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$32.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$37.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$28.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1379

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