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Seattle vs Mumbai
Sea vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Sea
Outside city centre
Mum
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Sea
Outside city centre
Mum
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Sea
Outside city centre
Mum
Sea

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Mumbai
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Sea

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Mum
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Mum
Sea
White bread 500g
Mum
Sea
Eggs 12
Mum
Sea
White rice 1kg
Mum
Sea

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Seattle

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Mum
Sea
Beef round 1kg
Mum
Sea
Local cheese 1kg
Mum
Sea

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Sea

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Mum
Sea

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Mum
Sea
1 pair men's leather shoes
Mum
Sea

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth