Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨412
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨255
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨164
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨45
12 eggs, large ₨78
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨227
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨158
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨117
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨826
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨35
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,139
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨20,341
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,465
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,186
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,179
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,068
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨902
40” flat screen TV ₨35,809
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,360
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨448
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨372
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,520
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,617
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,900
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,225
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨931,681
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨76
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,710
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨201
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨102
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨252
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨3,827
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨251
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨188
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨221
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨139
Tube of toothpaste ₨64
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨322
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,341
2 tickets to the movies ₨566
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,637
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,801
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨540
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨284
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨222
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨36,193
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨18
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,118
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨260
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,182 prices entered by 666 different people.
Latest price update: August 16, 2018.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
319th
out of 343
asia
25th
out of 33
india
5th
out of 12

Cheapest and most expensive products in Bangalore compared to other cities:

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4th
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