Cost of living in Athens, Greece

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district €13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €5.66
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.88
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.31
12 eggs, large €3.79
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.99
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.32
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes €0.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.17
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.62
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €700
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €116
Internet 8MB (1 month) €18
40” flat screen TV €411
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt €156
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €6
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €77
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) €30
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) €82
1 pair of leather business shoes €90
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new €20,797
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.61
Monthly ticket public transport €33
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) €14
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) €3.43
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.78
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.27
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.85
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.62
Tube of toothpaste €2.26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €12
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €26
2 tickets to the movies €15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €42
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert €45
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.85
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.47
iPod nano 16GB €153
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.26
1 month of gym membership in business district €52
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €3.96
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,714 prices entered by 819 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2015.

Athens position in our World Ranking

the world
129th
out of 193
western europe
48th
out of 51

Cheapest and most expensive products in Athens compared to other cities:

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1st
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1st
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2nd
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2nd
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2nd
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2nd

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