Cost of living in Serbia

Summary of cost of living in Serbia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 247,427 Дин.
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 106,904 Дин.
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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,139 Дин.
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 549 Дин.
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 282 Дин.
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 114 Дин.
12 eggs, large 162 Дин.
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 126 Дин.
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 433 Дин.
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 110 Дин.
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 63 Дин.
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 76 Дин.
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 558 Дин.
2 liters of coca-cola 129 Дин.
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 55 Дин.
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 70,902 Дин.
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 51,697 Дин.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 14,378 Дин.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 49,222 Дин.
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 32,038 Дин.
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 8,339 Дин.
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 1,204 Дин.
40” flat screen tv 37,761 Дин.
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 11,598 Дин.
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 672 Дин.
Hourly rate for cleaning help 412 Дин.
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 9,789 Дин.
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 7,463 Дин.
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 9,606 Дин.
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 9,233 Дин.
Transportation
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,305,120 Дин.
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 154 Дин.
Monthly ticket public transport 2,905 Дин.
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 588 Дин.
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 463 Дин.
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 3,950 Дин.
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,094 Дин.
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 292 Дин.
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 314 Дин.
4 rolls of toilet paper 147 Дин.
Tube of toothpaste 214 Дин.
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 434 Дин.
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,962 Дин.
2 tickets to the movies 750 Дин.
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,000 Дин.
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 3,211 Дин.
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 670 Дин.
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 213 Дин.
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 217 Дин.
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 57,527 Дин.
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 25 Дин.
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,570 Дин.
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 359 Дин.

Map of Cost of Living in Serbia

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This map shows only the top cities in Serbia. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan:
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.

Prices recently added

  • 2 liters of coca-cola in Belgrade costs 135 Дин. (9 days ago)
  • 1 liter of whole fat milk in Belgrade costs 125 Дин. (9 days ago)

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