Cost of living in Thessaloniki, Greece

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district €15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.02
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.20
12 eggs, large €4.17
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.08
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.85
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.42
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes €0.85
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.08
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €9
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.52
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.66
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €509
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €131
Internet 8MB (1 month) €22
40” flat screen TV €373
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt €100
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €6
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €73
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) €31
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) €93
1 pair of leather business shoes €94
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,306
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.53
Monthly ticket public transport €30
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) €14
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) €4.28
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €5.79
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.70
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.46
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.97
Tube of toothpaste €2.33
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €8
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €23
2 tickets to the movies €15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €36
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert €47
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.69
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.45
iPod nano 16GB €247
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.34
1 month of gym membership in business district €34
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €3.76
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 1,900 prices entered by 160 different people.
Latest price update: September 05, 2015.

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