Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨260
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨227
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨131
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨38
12 eggs, large ₨65
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨189
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨160
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨628
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,718
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,178
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,222
40” flat screen TV ₨39,574
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨11,701
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨419
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨80
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,728
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,710
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,579
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨3,233
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 ₨1,514
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨203
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨146
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 ₨1,107
2 tickets to the movies ₨512
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨738
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨2,564
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨658
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨166
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨196
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 ₨2,212
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨204
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,627 prices entered by 965 different people.
Latest price update: May 06, 2015.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
186th
out of 190
asia
16th
out of 19
india
3rd
out of 6

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