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Cost of Living Comparison Between Chennai and Bangalore Reverse

You would need around 79,815.36Rs in Bangalore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 74,000.00Rs in Chennai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bangalore are 5.50% higher than in Chennai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangalore are 7.86% higher than in Chennai
Rent Prices in Bangalore are 16.46% higher than in Chennai
Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 1.84% higher than in Chennai
Groceries Prices in Bangalore are 3.80% higher than in Chennai
Local Purchasing Power in Bangalore is 23.16% higher than in Chennai

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  Chennai  Bangalore      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 75.00 Rs     100.00 Rs      +33.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 Rs     500.00 Rs      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 200.00 Rs     200.00 Rs      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 100.00 Rs     80.00 Rs      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 172.50 Rs     135.00 Rs      -21.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 65.64 Rs     66.52 Rs      +1.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 22.75 Rs     22.04 Rs      -3.13 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 14.19 Rs     14.57 Rs      +2.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 31.29 Rs     31.86 Rs      +1.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 24.19 Rs     25.60 Rs      +5.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 47.33 Rs     48.25 Rs      +1.94 %
Eggs (12) 47.21 Rs     50.60 Rs      +7.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 252.71 Rs     279.64 Rs      +10.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 178.03 Rs     193.75 Rs      +8.83 %
Apples (1kg) 146.74 Rs     150.03 Rs      +2.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 86.56 Rs     73.99 Rs      -14.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 29.15 Rs     27.42 Rs      -5.93 %
Potato (1kg) 30.40 Rs     26.60 Rs      -12.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24.50 Rs     24.74 Rs      +0.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 24.93 Rs     25.63 Rs      +2.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 Rs     500.00 Rs      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 91.33 Rs     81.87 Rs      -10.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 150.35 Rs     132.96 Rs      -11.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 Rs     120.00 Rs      +20.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 13.00 Rs     20.00 Rs      +53.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs     1,050.00 Rs      +5.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs     60.00 Rs      -40.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 17.00 Rs     18.00 Rs      +5.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 77.50 Rs     85.00 Rs      +9.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 75.15 Rs     78.68 Rs      +4.69 %
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 85m2 Apartment 2,534.54 Rs     1,456.49 Rs      -42.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 Rs     0.97 Rs      -3.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,124.47 Rs     1,311.69 Rs      +16.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,138.71 Rs     1,495.69 Rs      +31.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 338.46 Rs     366.67 Rs      +8.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 145.00 Rs     290.00 Rs      +100.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,084.40 Rs     2,297.28 Rs      +10.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,650.00 Rs     2,200.00 Rs      +33.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,997.54 Rs     3,399.97 Rs      +13.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,104.98 Rs     2,569.12 Rs      +22.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,087.72 Rs     12,592.23 Rs      +13.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,990.74 Rs     7,831.63 Rs      +12.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,786.54 Rs     33,235.00 Rs      +15.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,905.66 Rs     20,611.11 Rs      +21.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 129,687.76 Rs     91,714.91 Rs      -29.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 48,881.74 Rs     41,563.28 Rs      -14.97 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 29,056.14 Rs     38,596.77 Rs      +32.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.54     11.04      -4.31 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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