- Cost of Living
- Poland
- Panama
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Poland**
compared to
**Panama**

Currency:

Food | - 30% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Poland is 30% cheaper than in Panama | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 26 zł (7 B/.) | 8 B/. | - 15% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 19 zł (5.15 B/.) | 6 B/. | - 15% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 9 zł (2.51 B/.) | 2.62 B/. | - 4% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 2.88 zł (0.79 B/.) | 1.53 B/. | - 49% | |

12 eggs, large | 10 zł (2.76 B/.) | 2.62 B/. | + 5% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 7 zł (1.98 B/.) | 2.83 B/. | - 30% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 14 zł (3.81 B/.) | 7 B/. | - 45% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 3.37 zł (0.92 B/.) | 4.43 B/. | - 79% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 2.17 zł (0.59 B/.) | 1.95 B/. | - 70% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 3.18 zł (0.87 B/.) | 0.88 B/. | - 1% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 29 zł (8 B/.) | 10 B/. | - 19% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 5.08 zł (1.39 B/.) | 2.21 B/. | - 37% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 2.58 zł (0.71 B/.) | 1.52 B/. | - 53% | |

Housing | - 32% | |||

Housing in Poland is 32% cheaper than in Panama | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 3,887 zł (1,064 B/.) | 1,510 B/. | - 30% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,816 zł (771 B/.) | 921 B/. | - 16% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 425 zł (116 B/.) | 164 B/. | - 29% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 2,351 zł (644 B/.) | 1,109 B/. | - 42% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,660 zł (455 B/.) | 681 B/. | - 33% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 391 zł (107 B/.) | 123 B/. | - 13% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 38 zł (10 B/.) | 33 B/. | - 68% | |

40” flat screen TV | 1,825 zł (500 B/.) | 329 B/. | + 52% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 388 zł (106 B/.) | 82 B/. | + 29% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 26 zł (7 B/.) | 13 B/. | - 46% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 23 zł (6 B/.) | 3.98 B/. | + 61% | |

Clothes | + 13% | |||

Clothes in Poland is 13% more expensive than in Panama | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 283 zł (77 B/.) | 55 B/. | + 41% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 145 zł (40 B/.) | 36 B/. | + 10% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 284 zł (78 B/.) | 74 B/. | + 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 332 zł (91 B/.) | 100 B/. | - 9% | |

Transportation | + 7% | |||

Transportation in Poland is 7% more expensive than in Panama | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 77,593 zł (21,243 B/.) | 18,091 B/. | + 17% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 4.68 zł (1.28 B/.) | 0.78 B/. | + 64% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 104 zł (28 B/.) | 33 B/. | - 15% | |

Personal Care | - 37% | |||

Personal Care in Poland is 37% cheaper than in Panama | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 15 zł (4.13 B/.) | 7 B/. | - 44% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 33 zł (9 B/.) | 10 B/. | - 10% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 114 zł (31 B/.) | 41 B/. | - 23% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 14 zł (3.90 B/.) | 7 B/. | - 45% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 12 zł (3.23 B/.) | 5.81 B/. | - 44% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 11 zł (3.04 B/.) | 5.17 B/. | - 41% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 5.13 zł (1.40 B/.) | 3.40 B/. | - 59% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 7 zł (1.92 B/.) | 2.66 B/. | - 28% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 40 zł (11 B/.) | 11 B/. | - 3% | |

Entertainment | - 32% | |||

Entertainment in Poland is 32% cheaper than in Panama | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 66 zł (18 B/.) | 40 B/. | - 55% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 54 zł (15 B/.) | 12 B/. | + 25% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 191 zł (52 B/.) | 86 B/. | - 39% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 130 zł (36 B/.) | 66 B/. | - 46% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 20 zł (5.61 B/.) | 9 B/. | - 35% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 11 zł (2.88 B/.) | 4.62 B/. | - 38% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 8 zł (2.33 B/.) | 3.71 B/. | - 37% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 2,111 zł (578 B/.) | 668 B/. | - 13% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.76 zł (0.21 B/.) | 0.15 B/. | + 39% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 122 zł (33 B/.) | 61 B/. | - 45% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 16 zł (4.31 B/.) | 5.04 B/. | - 14% | |

TOTAL | - 23% |

These prices were last updated on May 19, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.27377
PAB
/
PLN

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#
Cost of living in
**Poland**
is
**23% cheaper than**
in
**Panama**

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