Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨393
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨265
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨144
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨44
12 eggs, large ₨87
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨253
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨170
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨111
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨818
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨36
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,497
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨19,074
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨6,998
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,475
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,265
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,387
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,074
40” flat screen TV ₨41,802
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,708
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨366
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨340
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,643
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,045
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,077
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,200
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨998,478
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,745
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨167
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨219
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨382
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨457
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨332
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨188
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨243
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨171
Tube of toothpaste ₨81
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨292
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,423
2 tickets to the movies ₨639
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,111
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,251
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨899
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨251
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨256
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,455
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨7
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨3,045
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨245
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,475 prices entered by 565 different people.
Latest price update: April 22, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
205th
out of 219
asia
16th
out of 22
india
3rd
out of 8

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