Cost of living in Genoa, Italy

Summary of cost of living in Genoa

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €2,989
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,308
  • Genoa is the 2nd cheapest city in Italy (5 out of 6)
  • Cost of living in Genoa is cheaper than in 72% of cities in Western Europe (36 out of 50)
  • Cost of living in Genoa is cheaper than in 52% of cities in the World (103 out of 200)

List of prices in Genoa, Italy. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €5.54
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.41
12 eggs, large €3.64
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.94
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.09
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.52
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of coca-cola €1.97
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.16
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €837
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €637
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €101
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €694
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €462
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €100
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €22
40” flat screen tv €356
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €116
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €4.22
Hourly rate for cleaning help €11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €87
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €40
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €99
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €158
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,371
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.59
Monthly ticket public transport €46
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €17
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €11
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €85
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.20
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.22
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.31
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.89
Tube of toothpaste €1.67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €17
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €37
2 tickets to the movies €16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €59
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €72
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.53
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.18
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €475
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.17
1 month of gym membership in business district €60
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €5.26
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 13 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: March 01, 2021

Genoa position in our World Ranking

the world
103rd
out of 200
western europe
36th
out of 50
italy
5th
out of 6

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

the world
5th
western europe
2nd
western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th
western europe
4th

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