Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 24 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.71 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.22 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.11 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.05 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.13 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.40 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,735 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,445 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 436 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,297 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,534 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 338 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 45 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,510 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 293 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 23 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 14 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 233 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 137 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 274 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 293 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 83,149 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.53 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 90 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 24 zł
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 99 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.03 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 31 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 zł
2 tickets to the movies 47 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 155 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 155 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 10 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 8 zł
iPod nano 16GB 737 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.27 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 131 zł
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,007 prices entered by 101 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2016.

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
235th
out of 267
eastern europe
18th
out of 29
poland
3rd
out of 4

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