Cost of living in Genoa, Italy

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Food
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 €4.53
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.48
12 eggs, large €3.14
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.16
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.24
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.89
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.02
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,136
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €688
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €127
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €692
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €490
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €103
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €23
40” flat screen TV €418
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.16
Hourly rate for cleaning help €9
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €76
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €35
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €94
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €143
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €24,276
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.55
Monthly ticket public transport €42
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €17
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €10
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €78
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.15
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.53
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.83
Tube of toothpaste €1.59
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €17
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €32
2 tickets to the movies €17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €51
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €67
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.63
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.00
iPod nano 16GB €164
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.15
1 month of gym membership in business district €58
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.38
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 504 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: March 23, 2017.

Genoa position in our World Ranking

the world
111th
out of 214
western europe
32nd
out of 46
italy
3rd
out of 9

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