Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨416
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨225
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨144
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨67
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨265
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨173
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨94
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨735
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨32,620
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨21,148
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,095
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨17,421
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨10,515
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,292
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨1,143
40” flat screen TV ₨39,789
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨15,499
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨379
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨136
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,319
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,800
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,922
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,155
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,001,680
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨68
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,843
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨175
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨107
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨184
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨454
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨408
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨158
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨236
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨168
Tube of toothpaste ₨84
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨303
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,423
2 tickets to the movies ₨644
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,608
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,016
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨703
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨175
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨187
iPod nano 16GB ₨18,179
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨38
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,505
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨225
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,051 prices entered by 475 different people.
Latest price update: May 02, 2016.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

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246th
out of 270
asia
15th
out of 24
india
2nd
out of 7

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