Cost of living in Poland compared to Panama
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Food | - 17% | |||
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Food in Poland is 17% cheaper than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 42 zł (10 B/.) | 14 B/. | - 25% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 30 zł (7 B/.) | 7 B/. | + 2% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 14 zł (3.63 B/.) | 3.87 B/. | - 6% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 3.91 zł (0.98 B/.) | 1.72 B/. | - 43% | |
12 eggs, large | 13 zł (3.37 B/.) | 3.23 B/. | + 4% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 13 zł (3.25 B/.) | 2.47 B/. | + 32% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 19 zł (4.77 B/.) | 7 B/. | - 28% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 3.88 zł (0.98 B/.) | 2.56 B/. | - 62% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.85 zł (1.22 B/.) | 2.34 B/. | - 48% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 4.12 zł (1.04 B/.) | 1.00 B/. | + 4% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 34 zł (8 B/.) | 13 B/. | - 33% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 9 zł (2.33 B/.) | 2.65 B/. | - 12% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 3.69 zł (0.93 B/.) | 1.50 B/. | - 38% | |
Housing | + 7% | |||
Housing in Poland is 7% more expensive than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 6,706 zł (1,686 B/.) | 1,383 B/. | + 22% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 4,713 zł (1,185 B/.) | 790 B/. | + 50% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 874 zł (220 B/.) | 147 B/. | + 50% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 3,799 zł (955 B/.) | 939 B/. | + 2% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 2,855 zł (718 B/.) | 939 B/. | - 24% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 522 zł (131 B/.) | 89 B/. | + 48% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 56 zł (14 B/.) | 36 B/. | - 61% | |
40” flat screen tv | 1,721 zł (433 B/.) | 346 B/. | + 25% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 613 zł (154 B/.) | 98 B/. | + 58% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 46 zł (12 B/.) | 7 B/. | + 58% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 49 zł (12 B/.) | 10 B/. | + 21% | |
Clothes | + 23% | |||
Clothes in Poland is 23% more expensive than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 311 zł (78 B/.) | 49 B/. | + 60% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 149 zł (37 B/.) | 33 B/. | + 12% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 341 zł (86 B/.) | 87 B/. | - 1% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 412 zł (104 B/.) | 79 B/. | + 30% | |
Transportation | + 27% | |||
Transportation in Poland is 27% more expensive than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 119,060 zł (29,928 B/.) | 20,405 B/. | + 47% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 7 zł (1.70 B/.) | 1.35 B/. | + 26% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 119 zł (30 B/.) | 24 B/. | + 23% | |
Personal Care | - 16% | |||
Personal Care in Poland is 16% cheaper than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 31 zł (8 B/.) | 7 B/. | + 5% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 24 zł (6 B/.) | 17 B/. | - 65% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 198 zł (50 B/.) | 28 B/. | + 75% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 13 zł (3.35 B/.) | 5.50 B/. | - 39% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 17 zł (4.33 B/.) | 3.42 B/. | + 27% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 16 zł (3.98 B/.) | 7 B/. | - 43% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 zł (1.89 B/.) | 3.52 B/. | - 46% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 10 zł (2.64 B/.) | 3.31 B/. | - 20% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 57 zł (14 B/.) | 15 B/. | - 7% | |
Entertainment | - 21% | |||
Entertainment in Poland is 21% cheaper than in Panama | ||||
Poland | Panama | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 103 zł (26 B/.) | 34 B/. | - 24% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 56 zł (14 B/.) | 12 B/. | + 17% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 213 zł (54 B/.) | 36 B/. | + 51% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 194 zł (49 B/.) | 58 B/. | - 15% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 29 zł (7 B/.) | 10 B/. | - 27% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 15 zł (3.66 B/.) | 5.48 B/. | - 33% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 14 zł (3.43 B/.) | 2.83 B/. | + 21% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 3,996 zł (1,004 B/.) | 663 B/. | + 51% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.32 zł (0.08 B/.) | 0.29 B/. | - 72% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 147 zł (37 B/.) | 49 B/. | - 24% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 19 zł (4.66 B/.) | 5.65 B/. | - 18% | |
TOTAL | - 1% |
These prices were last updated on March 01, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Poland is about the same as in Panama
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