Cost of living in Bangalore, India

List of prices in Bangalore, India. Current as of Feb 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨436
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨265
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨162
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨46
12 eggs, large ₨76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨36
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨246
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨159
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨120
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨860
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨37
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨27,494
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨20,617
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,732
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨21,489
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨14,938
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨2,893
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨894
40” flat screen TV ₨35,890
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨9,520
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨497
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨340
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,491
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,767
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,992
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,988
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨911,320
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨78
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,632
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨218
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨119
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨249
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,785
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨254
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨184
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨226
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨129
Tube of toothpaste ₨64
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨256
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,281
2 tickets to the movies ₨550
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,620
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,757
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨603
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨272
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨238
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨37,414
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨47
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,113
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨264
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,070 prices entered by 580 different people.
Latest price update: February 17, 2019.

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
309th
out of 337
asia
22nd
out of 30
india
6th
out of 12

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