Prices in India

What are the supermarket prices in India? Is the cost of living in India are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in India and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in India: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 15 hours ago)

Currency in India to Indian rupee (INR ₹). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 742 Indian rupees. For 99 US dollars you can get 7.42 thousand Indian rupees. And the other way: For 99 Indian rupees you can get 1.32 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in India? Look here: Prices in cities in India

Prices: Agra   Amritsar   Bangalore   Bhopal   Chennai   Delhi   Hyderabad   Indore   Jaipur   Kanpur  

Generally, it is much cheaper in India than in United States. Food is 56% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 74%. And the cost of living in India is less than in United States about 49%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 55%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in India


Are hotels expensive in India? How much will we pay for a room in India?

The average price of accommodation in India is $32 (₹2.4K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $25 (₹1.9K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $13 (₹960). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is India in $26 (₹2K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $28 (₹2.1K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $54 (₹4.1K) in India If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $75 (₹5.6K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in India will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

Food

Current overview: food prices India

Living

Current overview: cost of living India

Comparison of selected prices in India with prices in United States:

fees

$39 ($16 - $79)
76% less than in United States

internet

$10 ($6.6 - $20)
84% less than in United States

jeans pants

$30 ($13 - $53)
30% less than in United States

average earnings

$430
88% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$160 ($79 - $590)
88% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$220 ($130 - $790)
87% less than in United States

bread

$0.45 ($0.26 - $0.73)
83% less than in United States

cheese

$5.3 ($2.6 - $13)
by half less than in United States

rice

$0.7 ($0.46 - $1.1)
82% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.49 ($0.2 - $0.79)
88% less than in United States

bananas

$0.66 ($0.39 - $1.3)
by half less than in United States

wine

$7.9 ($3.2 - $16)
33% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$2.4 ($1.1 - $5.3)
84% less than in United States

local beer

$2 ($1.1 - $4)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$1.6 ($0.53 - $3.3)
63% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.2 ($0.13 - $0.29)
87% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4 ($3 - $5.3)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.45 ($0.26 - $0.66)
76% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in India

Has the price of bread increased in India?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.23(₹18), 2011: $0.25(₹18), 2012: $0.28(₹21), 2013: $0.31(₹23), 2014: $0.33(₹24), 2015: $0.34(₹26), 2016: $0.36(₹27), 2017: $0.39(₹29), and 2018: $0.4(₹30).

India price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
India price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.58(₹44), 2016: $0.61(₹46), 2017: $0.63(₹47), and 2018: $0.66(₹49)

India price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
India price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in India?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $1.3(₹99), 2011: $1.3(₹99), 2012: $1.3(₹99), 2013: $1.3(₹99), 2014: $1.3(₹99), 2015: $2(₹150), 2016: $2(₹150), 2017: $2.2(₹170), and 2018: $2.4(₹180)

India price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
India price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $110(₹8.3K), 2011: $100(₹7.6K), 2012: $120(₹9K), 2013: $140(₹10K), 2014: $140(₹10K), 2015: $160(₹12K), 2016: $160(₹12K), 2017: $170(₹13K), and 2018: $180(₹13K)

India price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
India price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
India price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
India price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com