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) ₨254
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨137
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨77
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨190
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨164
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨109
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨753
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,979
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,833
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,721
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨19,522
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨12,098
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,510
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,043
40” flat screen TV ₨35,789
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,848
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨375
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨213
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,442
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,924
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,745
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,031
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨952,471
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,622
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨156
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨118
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨277
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨441
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨348
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨197
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨216
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨147
Tube of toothpaste ₨81
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨285
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,410
2 tickets to the movies ₨573
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,095
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,065
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨723
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨184
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨240
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,297
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.25
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,099
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨238
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,928 prices entered by 644 different people.
Latest price update: August 24, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
295th
out of 312
asia
21st
out of 30
india
5th
out of 13

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

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1st
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3rd
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3rd
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