Cost of living in Thiruvananthapuram, India

Summary of cost of living in Thiruvananthapuram

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨90,698
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨34,006
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Thiruvananthapuram, India. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨195
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨209
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨133
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨192
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨125
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨36
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨109
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨538
2 liters of coca-cola ₨86
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨41
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨18,971
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨13,785
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,764
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨13,243
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨10,120
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨1,854
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨784
40” flat screen tv ₨33,319
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,440
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨291
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨236
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,307
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,167
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨2,808
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,380
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨894,899
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨75
Monthly ticket public transport ₨757
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨104
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨168
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨528
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨487
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨143
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨113
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨129
Tube of toothpaste ₨76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨227
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨815
2 tickets to the movies ₨258
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,000
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,981
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨385
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨147
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨149
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨31,993
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,845
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨200
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 21 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: March 08, 2021

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