Mumbai vs New York City - Cost of Living Comparison

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Mumbai New York City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$682
$4036
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1901
$8314
🏠 One person rent
$379
$2655
🏘️ Family rent
$1026
$3964
🍽️ Food expenses
$202
$791
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.8
$392
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$799
$6567
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
82
100
😀 Quality of life
64
95
🏙️ Population
15.4M
8.8M

The cost of living in Mumbai is 83% less expensive than in New York City. Cities ranked 6934th and 6th ($682 vs $4036) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in India and the United States, respectively. Check India vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Mumbai compared to 1.6 months in New York City. Mumbai ranked 5th best city to live in India vs New York City ranked 1st in the United States, while ranked 4584th and 9th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Mumbai vs New York City

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Mumbai New York City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.49
$22.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.4
$109
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$11.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.2
$8.73
 Cappuccino
$2.67
$5.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$3.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$508
$3473
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$283
$2234
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1590
$3870
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$792
$3696
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.8
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.3
$167
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.91
$67
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.98%
6.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8032
$16151
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4139
$13095
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$2.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$4.32
$136
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.14
$26.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.58
$4.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$5.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.07
$5.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.84
$16.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
$15.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.38
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
$6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$5.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$6.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
$3.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.46
$3.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.64
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$20.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.17
$2.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.11
$16.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.69
$9.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.8
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.6
$6.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.29
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.9
$115
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.56
$19.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.91
$27.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.6
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.7
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$117
$1874
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2791
$20746

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Cities near Mumbai

Distance City Cost of living
20 km or 12 mi Navi Mumbai
$451
27 km or 17 mi Thane
$487
44 km or 28 mi Bhiwandi
$367
46 km or 28 mi Kalyan
$391
56 km or 35 mi Vasai
$313
119 km or 74 mi Pune
$502
152 km or 94 mi Nashik
$378
187 km or 116 mi Satara
$397
221 km or 137 mi Navsari
$289
245 km or 152 mi Surat
$809
252 km or 156 mi Malegaon
$343
280 km or 174 mi Aurangabad
$360
292 km or 182 mi Kolhapur
$351
297 km or 184 mi Sangli
$358
306 km or 190 mi Ichalkaranji
$350
320 km or 199 mi Bhavnagar
$296
355 km or 221 mi Solapur
$336
365 km or 227 mi Jalgaon
$357
373 km or 232 mi Vadodara
$399
387 km or 240 mi Bijapur
$364
387 km or 241 mi Belgaum
$514
400 km or 249 mi Latur
$429
402 km or 250 mi Panjim
$377
409 km or 254 mi Mormugao
$507
415 km or 258 mi Nadiad
$394
427 km or 265 mi Rajkot
$352
428 km or 266 mi Margao
$432
432 km or 268 mi Godhra
$385
449 km or 279 mi Porbandar
$357
453 km or 281 mi Ahmedabad
$501
457 km or 284 mi Hubli
$364
460 km or 286 mi Gulbarga
$251
473 km or 294 mi Gandhinagar
$340
473 km or 294 mi Nanded
$343
478 km or 297 mi Akola
$374
517 km or 321 mi Mehsana
$377
522 km or 324 mi Indore
$402
536 km or 333 mi Ratlam
$327
555 km or 345 mi Nizamabad
$364
558 km or 347 mi Amravati
$338

Cities near New York City

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.6 mi Astoria
$2538
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$2839
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$3071
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$2739
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2711
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$3293
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$2672
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$2638
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$2555
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$2506
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$2615
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2520
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$2521
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1962
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$2620
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$2412
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$2455
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$2630
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$2434
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$2340
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$2323
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$2518
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$2693
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$2540
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2406
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$2510
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$2715
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2570
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$2668
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2621
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$2621
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2706
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$2542
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$2400
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$2527
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$2777
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$2707
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$2462
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$2436
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$3051