The house construction costs in Kerala have gone up by 10% recently according to Manorama

This is due to the hike imposed by the state government on application fees, quarry fees and related payments. It’s also said that these rates are the highest in the country. 

So, if you are planning to build a house in Kerala, you can expect a bit higher cost. 

Wondering how much it will cost? Well, we have provided the costs below. Take a look.

Disclaimer: All the data are obtained from secondary sources. These are just approximate figures and the cost can vary according to various factors. 

ComponentCost for 1000 sq. ft House
Walls (Bricks, Sand, Cement & Labour) ₹4,09,500
Doors & Windows (Material & Labour) ₹78,750
Painting & Finishing (Material & Labour) ₹1,57,500
Concrete Structure (Steel, Sand, Cement, Ground & Labour) ₹4,25,250
Electrical & Plumbing (Material & Labour) ₹2,59,875
Flooring (Tiles, Cement, Sand & Labour) ₹2,04,750
Fabrication & Glass (Material & Labour) ₹48,825
Extras (Building Approval, Temporary EB, Excavation, Sintex Tank, Septic Tank, Interior Design, Elevation)₹6 – ₹7 Lakhs


So, it will cost around ₹22 Lakhs to construct a normal 1000 sq. ft house in Kerala.

For a medium-range house, it can cost ₹5-7 Lakhs more.

If you want a premium-level house, it can cost between 40-50 Lakhs.

Please keep in mind that the cost can fluctuate from one district to another and according to various other factors such as the type of materials used, the experience of your builders and more.