Cost of living in Bangalore, India

Summary of cost of living in Bangalore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨125,999
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨53,695
  • Bangalore is the 3rd cheapest city in Asia (11 out of 13)
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 95% of cities in the World (149 out of 157)
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List of prices in Bangalore
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨343
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨254
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨180
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨54
12 eggs, large ₨84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨29
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨258
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨178
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨34
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨149
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨851
2 liters of coca-cola ₨92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨51
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨35,410
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨24,407
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨5,115
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨18,256
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨13,726
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨4,918
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨796
40” flat screen tv ₨31,528
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨14,134
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨510
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨422
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨1,824
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,361
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,536
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,187
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,165,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨101
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,607
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨228
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨219
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨301
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨696
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨330
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨182
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨261
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨182
Tube of toothpaste ₨88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨263
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,454
2 tickets to the movies ₨610
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,360
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,950
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨542
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨287
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨267
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨33,102
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.49
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,110
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨255
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 717 prices entered by 97 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
149th
out of 157
asia
11th
out of 13

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

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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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4th
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4th
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4th

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