Cost of living in Amritsar, India

Summary of cost of living in Amritsar

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨131,801
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨60,121
  • 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 Amritsar
Current as of May 2021.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨335
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨327
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨90
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨43
12 eggs, large ₨54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨228
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨84
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨133
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨1,098
2 liters of coca-cola ₨69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨26
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨18,749
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨4,448
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨21,203
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨25,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio -
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨1,262
40” flat screen tv ₨42,183
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨8,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨200
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨500
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,408
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,891
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨4,826
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨4,949
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨605,082
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨89
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,506
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨545
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨248
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨206
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨200
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste ₨73
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨154
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,297
2 tickets to the movies ₨471
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨656
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,179
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨328
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨205
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨173
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨35,850
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,719
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨252
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 12 prices entered by 12 different people.
Latest price update: May 16, 2021

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