Cost of living in Bangalore, India

Summary of cost of living in Bangalore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨134,945
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨61,082
  • Bangalore is the 4th cheapest city in Asia (15 out of 18)
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 98% of cities in the World (205 out of 210)
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List of prices in Bangalore
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨293
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨335
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨168
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨49
12 eggs, large ₨104
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨42
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨254
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨209
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨157
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨723
2 liters of coca-cola ₨87
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨43
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨46,434
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨28,487
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,060
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨20,573
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨12,478
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨2,381
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨835
40” flat screen tv ₨27,215
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,866
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨688
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨486
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,357
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,415
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,933
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,031
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,163,640
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨105
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,464
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨313
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨78
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨265
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨783
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨393
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨209
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨244
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨196
Tube of toothpaste ₨61
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨414
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨2,093
2 tickets to the movies ₨691
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,834
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,696
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨580
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨161
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨170
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨41,832
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨0.98
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,729
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨169
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 662 prices entered by 82 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
205th
out of 210
asia
15th
out of 18
india
2nd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Bangalore compared to other cities:

the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th

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