Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨380
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨256
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨139
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 ₨198
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨168
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨109
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨773
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨33
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,252
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,158
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,344
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,212
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨12,285
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,562
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,071
40” flat screen TV ₨35,760
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,649
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨358
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨220
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,422
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,890
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,889
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,893
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨961,487
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨71
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,585
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨162
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨137
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨377
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨442
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨306
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨193
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨237
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨157
Tube of toothpaste ₨69
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨270
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,379
2 tickets to the movies ₨576
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,038
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,941
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨972
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨255
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨235
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,342
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨3.23
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,231
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨242
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,495 prices entered by 570 different people.
Latest price update: May 22, 2017.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
219th
out of 228
asia
19th
out of 23
india
4th
out of 8

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