Cost of Living in Chandigarh

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$429
$1107
🛋️ Without rent
$260
$720
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$168
$387
🍽️ Food
$176
$444
🚐 Transport
$34.5
$95.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$508
😀 Quality of life
56
🏙️ Population
1.06M

The average cost of living in Chandigarh is $429, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8673rd out of 9294 in our global list, 23rd out of 220 in India, and 2nd out of 6 in Punjab.

The median after-tax salary is $508, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 5718th (TOP 62%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in India, and 1st most liveable city in Punjab. With an estimated population of 1.06M, Chandigarh is the 48th largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Chandigarh International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 43.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 953 Panjab University
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Prices in Chandigarh

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.76
 Cappuccino
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$100
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$277
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$70.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1559
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$738
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.11
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$56.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$53.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1204

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