Delhi’s Living Expenses: See a complete breakdown of costs

Delhi is a city full of opportunities and riches. It has strong healthcare, jobs, education, and investment facilities.

The living cost in Delhi differs significantly based on where you choose to live. In comparison to the suburbs, it’s also greater in the center and southern areas. As a result, you must think about a few things before deciding on a neighborhood and searching for a property to rent or buy in Delhi.

Things to think about if you’re going to live in Delhi
  • Your line of work
  • The decision to relocate to Delhi was made for a variety of reasons
  • Status of employment
  • The amount of people you have to support in your family
  • Choices in lifestyle
  • The kind of job you’re looking for and your chances of getting it
  • Every day commutes
  • You’ll require several types of domestic services
  • proximity between your preferred location and your place of work
  • Expenses for food
  • Expenses for overhead

Before going to Delhi and deciding on a location, all of these choices must be investigated.

In Delhi, the cost of living is high

Here’s a brief breakdown of Delhi’s general cost of living.

Expenses Average Cost
Accommodation Rs 7,500 onwards
Local transport Rs 1,500
Hired transport Rs 25 per km
Electricity bill Rs 1,500 onwards per person
Internet service Rs 700 onwards
Groceries Rs 4,000 per person
Lifestyle and entertainment Rs 1,500 per person
Working couple’s cost of living in Delhi

The monthly cost for a couple living in Delhi is estimated to be around Rs 34,000-36,000.

Expenses Average cost
Rented houseRs 10,000
Local transportRs 1,500
Hired transportRs 4,000
Owned transportRs 4,000
GroceriesRs 8,000
Overhead expensesRs 3,000
Lifestyle and entertainmentRs 3,000
A family’s cost of living in Delhi

In Delhi, the cost of living for a family of three can range from Rs 70,000 to Rs 75,000 per month.

ExpensesAverage cost
Rented houseRs 15,000
Local transportRs 1,500 per person
Hired transportRs 4,000 per person
Owned transportRs 10,000
GroceriesRs 15,000
Overhead expensesRs 6,000
Lifestyle and entertainmentRs 4,000
BillsRs 6,500 onwards
ChildcareRs 10,000 onwards
A bachelor’s cost of living in Delhi

A student’s monthly living expenses in Delhi may range between Rs 22,000 and Rs 24,000 per month.

Expenses Average cost
Rented houseRs 6,500
Local transportRs 1,500 per person
Hired transportRs 4,000 per person
Owned transportRs 3,000
GroceriesRs 4,000
Overhead expensesRs 1,500
Lifestyle and entertainmentRs 1,500
BillsRs 1,500 onwards
The best places to reside in Delhi

The living costs in this city would be totally determined by where you choose to live. Mayur Vihar, Saket, Malviya Nagar, Vasant Kunj, and CR Park are some of the city’s most popular destinations. Nevertheless, the expense of living in such places will be extremely expensive.

You can get good amenities at a reduced cost when you choose a property in the suburbs, including such Noida or Gurgaon. Because housing is such a large price, the suburbs provide prime residential options at reduced costs.

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are for informational purposes only based on industry reports and related news stories. PropertyPistol does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information and shall not be held responsible for any action taken based on the published information.


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