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Last Updated : Sep 10, 2018 07:57 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Most expensive metro fares in the world: Find out where Delhi and Mumbai rank

These are the top 10 cities with the most unaffordable metro fares in the world. Find out if yours made the cut.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina | According to a survey done by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a metro ride in the Argentinian capital is the 9th most unaffordable in the world. Commuters have to shell out 2 percent of their household income on metro rides. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Buenos Aires, Argentina | According to a survey done by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a metro ride in the Argentinian capital is the 9th most unaffordable in the world. Commuters have to shell out 2 percent of their household income on metro rides. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

Kiev, Ukraine | At 8th spot stands Ukraine’s capital city Kiev, where commuters have to spend 3 percent of their income for metro travel. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Kiev, Ukraine | At 8th spot stands Ukraine’s capital city Kiev, where commuters have to spend 3 percent of their income for metro travel. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

Cairo, Egypt | For their daily metro travel, people have to spend 4 percent of their incomes in Cairo, which occupies the 7th spot in the list. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Cairo, Egypt | For their daily metro travel, people have to spend 4 percent of their incomes in Cairo, which occupies the 7th spot in the list. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

Mexico City, Mexico | Residents of this city have to spend 6 percent of their household income to travel on metros, bringing it at 5th place. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Mexico City, Mexico | Residents of this city have to spend 6 percent of their household income to travel on metros, bringing it at 5th place. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

Jakarta, Indonesia | The Indonesian capital is tied with Mexico at 5th spot, where a metro ride costs citizens 6 percent of their household income. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Jakarta, Indonesia | The Indonesian capital is tied with Mexico at 5th spot, where a metro ride costs citizens 6 percent of their household income. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

Mumbai, India | The financial capital of India, where many lines of metros are still under construction, has the 4th-most unaffordable metro in the world. It eats up 8 percent of one’s household income. (Image: Reuters)
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Mumbai, India | The financial capital of India, where many lines of metros are still under construction, has the 4th-most unaffordable metro in the world. It eats up 8 percent of one’s household income. (Image: Reuters)

Manila, Philippines | Metro fare in this city is the 3rd-most unaffordable in the world and it takes up 12 percent of one’s income. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Manila, Philippines | Metro fare in this city is the 3rd-most unaffordable in the world and it takes up 12 percent of one’s income. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

New Delhi, India | The national capital, known for its well-connected metro service, has the second most unaffordable metro service in the world. Citizens have to shell out a whopping 14 percent of their household income to commute daily. (Image: Reuters)
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New Delhi, India | The national capital, known for its well-connected metro service, has the second most unaffordable metro service in the world. Citizens have to shell out a whopping 14 percent of their household income to commute daily. (Image: Reuters)

Hanoi, Vietnam | The most unaffordable metro service in the world is in Hanoi, with a massive 25 percent of one’s household income spent on metro travel. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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Hanoi, Vietnam | The most unaffordable metro service in the world is in Hanoi, with a massive 25 percent of one’s household income spent on metro travel. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)

First Published on Sep 10, 2018 07:57 am
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