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Bangalore vs Houston
Blr vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Blr
Outside city centre
Hou
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Blr
Outside city centre
Hou
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Blr
Outside city centre
Hou
Blr

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Houston
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Blr

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Hou
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Hou
Blr
White bread 500g
Hou
Blr
Eggs 12
Hou
Blr
White rice 1kg
Hou
Blr

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Hou
Blr
Beef round 1kg
Hou
Blr
Local cheese 1kg
Hou
Blr

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Bangalore

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Blr

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Hou
Blr

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Hou
Blr
1 pair men's leather shoes
Hou
Blr

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth