Cost of living in Macedonia
Are you moving to Macedonia? Do you know how much money you will need there to maintain your current standard of living?
Find out what is the real equivalent in Macedonia of your current salary and improve your chances of a happy relocation.
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|Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district||427 ден|
|Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)||191 ден|
|500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast||150 ден|
|1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk||49 ден|
|12 eggs, large||88 ден|
|1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes||54 ден|
|500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese||164 ден|
|1 kg (2 lb.) of apples||52 ден|
|1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes||39 ден|
|0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket||49 ден|
|1 bottle of red table wine, good quality||323 ден|
|2 liters of Coca-Cola||73 ден|
|Bread for 2 people for 1 day||19 ден|
|Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area||23,552 ден|
|Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area||16,326 ден|
|Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat||8,170 ден|
|Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area||15,335 ден|
|Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area||12,367 ден|
|Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio||4,219 ден|
|Internet 8 Mbps (1 month)||732 ден|
|40” flat screen TV||22,032 ден|
|Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands)||6,874 ден|
|Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)||300 ден|
|Hourly rate for cleaning help||131 ден|
|1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)||2,775 ден|
|1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)||1,956 ден|
|1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)||5,096 ден|
|1 pair of men’s leather business shoes||4,820 ден|
|Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new||1,246,860 ден|
|1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas||68 ден|
|Monthly ticket public transport||1,293 ден|
|Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)||203 ден|
|1 box of antibiotics (12 doses)||233 ден|
|Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes)||1,167 ден|
|1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...)||105 ден|
|Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)||173 ден|
|Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)||190 ден|
|4 rolls of toilet paper||47 ден|
|Tube of toothpaste||99 ден|
|Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city||210 ден|
|Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub||789 ден|
|2 tickets to the movies||572 ден|
|2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)||1,000 ден|
|Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert||1,385 ден|
|1 cocktail drink in downtown club||182 ден|
|Cappuccino in expat area of the city||86 ден|
|1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)||84 ден|
|iPad Wi-Fi 128GB||52,980 ден|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)||29 ден|
|1 month of gym membership in business district||1,682 ден|
|1 package of Marlboro cigarettes||130 ден|
Map of Cost of Living in Macedonia
This map shows only the top cities in Macedonia. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.
The color of each marker corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.
What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a
central reference city (that happens to be Prague).
Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the
database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.