Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨390
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨251
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨140
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨203
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨163
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨112
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨768
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,838
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,573
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,894
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,328
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨12,051
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,494
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,031
40” flat screen TV ₨36,109
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,330
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨392
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨192
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,468
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,852
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,787
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,001
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨909,168
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,651
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨160
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨110
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨258
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨442
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨299
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨202
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨209
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨143
Tube of toothpaste ₨79
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨264
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,392
2 tickets to the movies ₨562
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,042
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,997
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨704
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨181
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨238
iPad Air 2, 64GB ₨33,825
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.27
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,074
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨239
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,966 prices entered by 657 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
304th
out of 318
asia
22nd
out of 30
india
5th
out of 13

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