Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨364
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨252
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨134
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨184
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨167
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨106
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨756
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨33
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,715
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,622
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,241
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,031
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 ₨2,261
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,050
40” flat screen TV ₨35,492
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,519
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨360
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨229
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,449
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,763
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,781
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,880
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨968,876
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,555
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨158
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨105
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨272
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨436
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨346
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨197
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨228
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨147
Tube of toothpaste ₨76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨302
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,482
2 tickets to the movies ₨574
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,116
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,041
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨736
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨244
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨246
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,949
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.57
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,210
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨239
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,611 prices entered by 580 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

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256th
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19th
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india
4th
out of 10

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