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Bangalore vs Shanghai
Blr vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Blr
Outside city centre
Sha
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Blr
Outside city centre
Sha
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Blr
Outside city centre
Sha
Blr

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Shanghai
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Blr

Mobile phone data

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

Sha
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Bangalore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Blr

Summer dress

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

Sha
Blr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth