Cost of living in Bangalore, India

Summary of cost of living in Bangalore

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨131,752
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨60,061
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 80% of cities in Asia (24 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Bangalore is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (261 out of 270)
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List of prices in Bangalore
Current as of Jul 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨213
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨334
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨160
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨49
12 eggs, large ₨95
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨40
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨255
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨217
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨34
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨151
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨657
2 liters of coca-cola ₨92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨45
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨44,776
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨29,180
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,471
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨18,823
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨11,948
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨3,238
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨859
40” flat screen tv ₨30,417
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨14,414
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨494
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨443
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,274
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,240
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,748
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,102
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,205,490
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨106
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,334
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨304
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨195
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨295
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨803
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨384
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨195
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨244
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨210
Tube of toothpaste ₨79
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨238
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,858
2 tickets to the movies ₨704
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,530
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,531
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨557
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨158
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨163
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨33,531
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨0.97
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,724
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨268
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 653 prices entered by 82 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2022

Bangalore position in our World Ranking

the world
261st
out of 270
asia
24th
out of 30
india
2nd
out of 6

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

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