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Bangalore vs Mumbai
Blr vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Blr
Outside city centre
Mum
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Blr
Outside city centre
Mum
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Blr
Outside city centre
Mum
Blr

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Mumbai
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Blr

Mobile phone data

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

Mum
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Bangalore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Blr

Summer dress

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

Mum
Blr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth