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Mumbai vs Bangalore
Mum vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Mumbai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Mum
Outside city centre
Blr
Mum

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Mum
Outside city centre
Blr
Mum

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Mum
Outside city centre
Blr
Mum

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Mumbai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Mum

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Mum

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Mum

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Mum

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Mumbai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Mum
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Mumbai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Mumbai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Mumbai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Mum

Summer dress

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

Blr
Mum

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Mumbai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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