Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ₨299
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨209
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨129
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨37
12 eggs, large ₨62
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨227
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨160
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨700
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨66
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨29
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,853
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,555
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,240
40” flat screen TV ₨42,193
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨11,002
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨396
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨73
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,388
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨2,566
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,255
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,547
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,266,210
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,494
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨190
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨75
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨212
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨153
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨280
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨186
Tube of toothpaste ₨68
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨195
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,057
2 tickets to the movies ₨521
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨879
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ₨2,496
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨667
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨142
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨188
iPod nano 16GB ₨10,941
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.02
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,945
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨211
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 9,631 prices entered by 1,091 different people.
Latest price update: September 02, 2015.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
192nd
out of 194
asia
15th
out of 17
india
4th
out of 6

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