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Shanghai vs Bangalore
Sha vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Sha
Outside city centre
Blr
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Sha
Outside city centre
Blr
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Sha
Outside city centre
Blr
Sha

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Sha

Summer dress

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

Blr
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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