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Melbourne vs Bangalore
Mel vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Melbourne

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Mel
Outside city centre
Blr
Mel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Mel
Outside city centre
Blr
Mel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Mel
Outside city centre
Blr
Mel

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Melbourne

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Mel

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Mel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Mel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Mel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Melbourne

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Mel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Melbourne

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Blr
Mel
Lettuce 1 head
Blr
Mel
Tomatoes 1kg
Blr
Mel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Blr
Mel
Oranges 1 head
Blr
Mel
Bananas 1kg
Blr
Mel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Melbourne
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Melbourne

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Blr
Mel
Market 0.5L bottle
Blr
Mel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Blr
Mel
Market 0.33L bottle
Blr
Mel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Melbourne

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Mel

Summer dress

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

Blr
Mel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Melbourne
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Mel $4,070.74/mth