Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 26 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 zł
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.95 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.01 zł
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 1.84 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.22 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.57 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.38 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,876 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 350 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 50 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,731 zł
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 290 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 31 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 21 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 274 zł
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 141 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 280 zł
1 pair of leather business shoes 304 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 88,133 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.13 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 112 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 23 zł
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 18 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 20 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.68 zł
Tube of toothpaste 6 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 39 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 63 zł
2 tickets to the movies 51 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 205 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 143 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 21 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
iPod nano 16GB 937 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.27 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 155 zł
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 14 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 8,978 prices entered by 769 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2015.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
158th
out of 191
eastern europe
9th
out of 28

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

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th

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