Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨286
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨217
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨130
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨37
12 eggs, large ₨62
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨219
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨159
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨94
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨696
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,670
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,772
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,209
40” flat screen TV ₨40,498
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨11,575
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨452
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨76
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,320
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,569
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,393
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,691
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,334,420
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,505
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨212
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨76
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨207
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨159
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨227
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨193
Tube of toothpaste ₨68
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨213
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,030
2 tickets to the movies ₨504
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨782
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨2,425
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨741
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨138
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨182
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,448
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.05
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,113
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨206
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,315 prices entered by 1,055 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2015.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
195th
out of 199
asia
15th
out of 17
india
4th
out of 6

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