Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨452
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨246
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨168
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨40
12 eggs, large ₨78
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨36
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨247
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨167
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨121
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,173
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨70
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨35
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨31,095
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨17,431
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,723
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨24,792
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,168
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨5,702
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,241
40” flat screen TV ₨39,227
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,514
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨383
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨934
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,287
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,779
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,378
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,948
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨940,771
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨67
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,918
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨157
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨82
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨271
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨434
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨524
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨148
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨270
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨103
Tube of toothpaste ₨67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨337
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,557
2 tickets to the movies ₨606
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,053
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,814
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨548
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨412
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨198
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,944
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨7
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,475
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨232
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,303 prices entered by 507 different people.
Latest price update: July 24, 2016.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
246th
out of 268
asia
17th
out of 25
india
4th
out of 8

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