Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨362
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨247
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨154
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨40
12 eggs, large ₨72
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨206
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨170
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨104
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨779
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨30
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨28,850
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨17,890
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨8,814
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,074
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨12,333
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,574
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,094
40” flat screen TV ₨35,275
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,029
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨425
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨628
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,330
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,687
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,743
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,039
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,014,230
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,607
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨156
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨66
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨371
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨445
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨314
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨158
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨239
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨118
Tube of toothpaste ₨70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨245
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,284
2 tickets to the movies ₨584
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,236
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,934
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨727
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨235
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨206
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,176
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨17
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,401
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨229
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,383 prices entered by 550 different people.
Latest price update: September 28, 2016.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

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241st
out of 256
asia
20th
out of 25
india
3rd
out of 8

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