Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨411
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨264
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨164
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨46
12 eggs, large ₨79
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨247
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨157
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨118
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨800
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨36
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,506
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨21,037
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,362
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,283
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,751
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,045
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨889
40” flat screen TV ₨35,748
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,159
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨452
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨597
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,519
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,642
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,940
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,144
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨965,985
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,631
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨209
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨115
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨254
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨4,197
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨250
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨176
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨232
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨128
Tube of toothpaste ₨62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨387
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,329
2 tickets to the movies ₨563
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,727
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,940
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨710
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨280
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨234
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨36,610
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨58
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,131
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨265
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,193 prices entered by 631 different people.
Latest price update: October 17, 2018.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
306th
out of 343
asia
21st
out of 35
india
4th
out of 13

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

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3rd
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3rd
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3rd
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4th
india
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