Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨267
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨230
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨131
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨38
12 eggs, large ₨63
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨188
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨162
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨99
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨641
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨72
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,354
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,283
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,205
40” flat screen TV ₨39,794
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨11,765
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨419
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨80
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,430
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,679
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,531
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨3,131
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨826,822
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,507
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨211
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨91
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨194
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨161
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨233
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨172
Tube of toothpaste ₨65
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨226
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,087
2 tickets to the movies ₨516
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨702
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨2,596
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨710
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨167
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨202
iPod nano 16GB ₨10,892
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.05
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,125
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨207
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,737 prices entered by 986 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2015.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
184th
out of 188
asia
17th
out of 20
india
4th
out of 7

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