Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Currency:
Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 130 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 130 Kč
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 87 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 24 Kč
12 eggs, large 56 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 41 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 98 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 31 Kč
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 20 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 145 Kč
2 liters of Coca-Cola 35 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 Kč
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 20,882 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,693 Kč
Internet 8MB (1 month) 401 Kč
40” flat screen TV 10,708 Kč
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 2,666 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 245 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 113 Kč
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,932 Kč
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 841 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 1,842 Kč
1 pair of leather business shoes 2,843 Kč
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 509,826 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 34 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 553 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 283 Kč
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 121 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 77 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 77 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 69 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 32 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 38 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 256 Kč
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 406 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 335 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,344 Kč
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 1,030 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 127 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 56 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 31 Kč
iPod nano 16GB 5,570 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 4.30 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,021 Kč
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 89 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 6,190 prices entered by 636 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2015.

Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
171st
out of 197
eastern europe
11th
out of 27

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

the world
2nd
the world
3rd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd

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