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Berlin vs Bangalore
Ber vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Ber
Outside city centre
Blr
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Ber
Outside city centre
Blr
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Ber
Outside city centre
Blr
Ber

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Berlin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Blr
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Blr
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Blr
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Blr
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Blr
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Blr
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Blr
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Blr
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Blr
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Blr
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Ber

Summer dress

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

Blr
Ber

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth