Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨414
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨257
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨142
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨248
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨170
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨105
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨774
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨28,361
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨19,115
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,102
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,901
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,318
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,121
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,126
40” flat screen TV ₨35,480
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,734
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨454
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨247
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,656
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,070
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,949
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,894
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨979,654
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨69
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,754
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨169
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨225
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨281
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨456
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨386
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨184
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨228
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨157
Tube of toothpaste ₨72
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨248
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,470
2 tickets to the movies ₨640
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,138
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,103
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨877
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨245
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨253
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,203
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨12
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,482
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨246
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,766 prices entered by 580 different people.
Latest price update: February 28, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
203rd
out of 217
asia
17th
out of 22
india
3rd
out of 8

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2nd
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4th
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5th
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