Cost of living in Bangalore, India

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨480
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨269
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨147
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨42
12 eggs, large ₨80
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨24
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨224
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨162
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨107
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨727
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨43
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨28,801
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨18,207
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,843
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨20,370
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨13,761
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨3,521
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,143
40” flat screen TV ₨38,926
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨10,756
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨314
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨202
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,377
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨3,142
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,169
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,845
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,118,570
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨69
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,723
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨189
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨86
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨420
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨472
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨317
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨260
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨168
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨132
Tube of toothpaste ₨71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨241
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,235
2 tickets to the movies ₨577
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨995
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,495
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨1,686
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨215
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨251
iPod nano 16GB ₨11,679
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨27
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,794
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨270
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,472 prices entered by 546 different people.
Latest price update: December 05, 2016.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
209th
out of 237
asia
15th
out of 25
india
2nd
out of 8

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