Cost of living in Chandigarh, India

Summary of cost of living in Chandigarh

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨114,971
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨47,032
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Chandigarh
Current as of Jun 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨295
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨314
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨132
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨62
12 eggs, large ₨91
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨39
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨202
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨149
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨119
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,100
2 liters of coca-cola ₨92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨34
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨28,904
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨21,209
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,793
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨17,780
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨11,343
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨3,698
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨588
40” flat screen tv ₨25,092
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨8,789
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨452
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨293
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,241
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,664
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,341
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,731
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨974,519
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨90
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,151
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨236
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨138
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨177
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨941
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨268
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨199
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨316
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨121
Tube of toothpaste ₨96
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨233
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,275
2 tickets to the movies ₨501
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,434
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,035
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨1,031
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨284
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨217
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨42,234
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨2.58
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,999
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨311
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 67 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: June 15, 2024

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