Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨291
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨228
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨129
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨37
12 eggs, large ₨65
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨210
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨163
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨94
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨642
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,891
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,071
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,200
40” flat screen TV ₨39,405
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨11,661
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨460
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨77
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,453
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,688
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,339
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,612
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,355,340
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,527
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨224
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨79
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨194
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨160
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨232
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨193
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨216
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,032
2 tickets to the movies ₨515
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨771
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨2,635
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨686
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨154
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨200
iPod nano 16GB ₨10,663
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.05
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,237
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨207
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,134 prices entered by 1,032 different people.
Latest price update: July 06, 2015.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

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196th
out of 201
asia
14th
out of 17
india
4th
out of 7

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