Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 31 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 zł
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.98 zł
12 eggs, large 8 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.89 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.08 zł
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 2.07 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.09 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 31 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.81 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.36 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,169 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 282 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 48 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,596 zł
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 323 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 33 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 21 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 259 zł
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 143 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 274 zł
1 pair of leather business shoes 311 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,922 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.21 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 110 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 25 zł
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 18 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 21 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.68 zł
Tube of toothpaste 6 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 43 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 zł
2 tickets to the movies 51 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 207 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 145 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 949 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.49 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 188 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 8,760 prices entered by 749 different people.
Latest price update: April 17, 2015.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
163rd
out of 197
eastern europe
7th
out of 27

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

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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