Cost of living in Chandigarh, India

Summary of cost of living in Chandigarh

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨118,143
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨47,115
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Chandigarh, India. Current as of Apr 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨353
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨277
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨120
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨52
12 eggs, large ₨71
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨172
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨136
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨119
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨733
2 liters of coca-cola ₨86
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨28,376
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨19,291
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,819
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨14,695
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨11,857
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨4,441
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨611
40” flat screen tv ₨23,212
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨7,994
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨573
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨204
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨3,113
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨2,824
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,876
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,960
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨834,173
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨73
Monthly ticket public transport ₨987
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨203
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨83
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨205
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨890
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨248
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨161
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨239
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨98
Tube of toothpaste ₨82
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨272
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,207
2 tickets to the movies ₨442
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 ₨1,588
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨777
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨180
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨222
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨42,208
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨37
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,191
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨289
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 256 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2021

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