Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨369
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨245
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨145
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨206
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨163
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨114
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨779
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨77
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨35
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨26,136
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,851
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,018
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,549
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨12,048
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,605
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨966
40” flat screen TV ₨35,497
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,252
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨408
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨203
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,512
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,668
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,779
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,095
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨883,979
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,673
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) ₨132
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨226
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨451
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨280
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨190
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨231
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨145
Tube of toothpaste ₨75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨267
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,452
2 tickets to the movies ₨577
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 ₨2,011
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨751
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨183
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨243
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨34,014
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.10
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,056
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨241
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,711 prices entered by 675 different people.
Latest price update: December 16, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
328th
out of 343
asia
27th
out of 36
india
6th
out of 15

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