Cost of Living in Ludhiana

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$391
$989
🛋️ Without rent
$255
$714
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$136
$275
🍽️ Food
$175
$446
🚐 Transport
$36.9
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$531
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
1.62M

The average cost of living in Ludhiana is $391, which is in the top 5% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8798th out of 9294 in our global list, 41st out of 220 in India, and 4th out of 6 in Punjab.

The median after-tax salary is $531, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 6046th (TOP 65%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 28th best city to live in India, and 2nd most liveable city in Punjab. With an estimated population of 1.62M, Ludhiana is the 25th largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km Ludhiana Airport
😷 Air quality Unhealthy 71.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2814 Punjab Agricultural University
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Prices in Ludhiana

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$9.86
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
 Cappuccino
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$127
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$86.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$273
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$201
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1755
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1425
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.93
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.32
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$6.02
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$35.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2102

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