Cost of living in Bangalore, India

Summary of cost of living in Bangalore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨114,210
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨48,833
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 79% of cities in Asia (15 out of 19)
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (248 out of 258)

List of prices in Bangalore, India. Current as of Apr 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨353
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨293
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨152
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨45
12 eggs, large ₨73
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨247
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨170
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨33
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨122
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨854
2 liters of coca-cola ₨84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨36
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨31,639
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨22,652
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,103
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨25,554
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨14,368
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨2,506
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨849
40” flat screen tv ₨33,464
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨11,412
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨380
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨353
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,427
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,499
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,693
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,649
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨929,002
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨77
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,831
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨202
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨90
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨192
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨836
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨248
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨194
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨269
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨142
Tube of toothpaste ₨72
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨271
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,506
2 tickets to the movies ₨536
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,603
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,066
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨589
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨238
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨235
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨30,885
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨1.50
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,257
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨260
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,564 prices entered by 322 different people.
Latest price update: April 02, 2020

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
248th
out of 258
asia
15th
out of 19
india
3rd
out of 6

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

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