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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chennai and Bangalore Reverse

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You would need around 80,950.97Rs in Bangalore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 76,000.00Rs in Chennai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Bangalore are 2.35% higher than in Chennai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangalore are 6.51% higher than in Chennai
Rent Prices in Bangalore are 22.30% higher than in Chennai
Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 4.90% higher than in Chennai
Groceries Prices in Bangalore are 3.32% lower than in Chennai
Local Purchasing Power in Bangalore is 11.94% higher than in Chennai

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  Chennai  Bangalore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 Rs     100.00 Rs      +25.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 Rs     600.00 Rs      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 Rs     200.00 Rs      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 110.00 Rs     85.00 Rs      -22.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 200.00 Rs     150.00 Rs      -25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 78.00 Rs     81.30 Rs      +4.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 25.36 Rs     26.31 Rs      +3.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 13.42 Rs     13.67 Rs      +1.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 156.13 Rs     135.15 Rs      -13.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.58 Rs     26.03 Rs      +1.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.76 Rs     22.92 Rs      +5.34 %
Eggs (12) 49.69 Rs     53.23 Rs      +7.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 123.98 Rs     143.68 Rs      +15.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 85.28 Rs     92.52 Rs      +8.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 73.39 Rs     69.86 Rs      -4.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 38.31 Rs     28.13 Rs      -26.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.15 Rs     12.39 Rs      +2.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 14.10 Rs     12.93 Rs      -8.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 30.91 Rs     26.96 Rs      -12.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 26.88 Rs     27.73 Rs      +3.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs     500.00 Rs      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 101.43 Rs     85.97 Rs      -15.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 155.00 Rs     131.61 Rs      -15.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 190.00 Rs     160.00 Rs      -15.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 Rs     20.00 Rs      +33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs     1,100.00 Rs      +10.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs     57.00 Rs      -43.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 Rs     24.14 Rs      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs     100.00 Rs      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 260.30 Rs     269.74 Rs      +3.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 Rs     800,000.00 Rs      +6.67 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,251.02 Rs     1,423.70 Rs      -36.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.95 Rs     0.95 Rs      -0.04 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,356.80 Rs     1,208.81 Rs      -10.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 995.00 Rs     1,405.08 Rs      +41.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 368.75 Rs     380.36 Rs      +3.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 130.00 Rs     275.00 Rs      +111.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,174.00 Rs     2,374.15 Rs      +9.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,439.93 Rs     2,488.37 Rs      +72.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,969.52 Rs     3,348.31 Rs      +12.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,274.96 Rs     2,557.76 Rs      +12.43 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,539.47 Rs     13,583.33 Rs      +17.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,100.00 Rs     8,222.22 Rs      +15.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,656.25 Rs     33,843.28 Rs      +22.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,937.50 Rs     21,685.71 Rs      +28.03 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,254.31 Rs     9,677.92 Rs      -14.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,807.41 Rs     4,349.54 Rs      +14.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 37,539.24 Rs     44,757.04 Rs      +19.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.60     10.77      +1.54 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: INR