Cost of living in Milan, Italy

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.51
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.30
12 eggs, large €3.54
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.54
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.11
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.52
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.35
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.00
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.36
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,551
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,070
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €137
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,021
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €751
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €87
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €24
40” flat screen TV €412
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €145
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €4.84
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €82
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €36
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €93
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €136
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,526
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.48
Monthly ticket public transport €34
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) €9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €10
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €102
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.55
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.83
Tube of toothpaste €2.09
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €35
2 tickets to the movies €17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €136
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €69
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.58
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.41
iPod nano 16GB €189
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.20
1 month of gym membership in business district €73
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.22
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,811 prices entered by 287 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2017.

Milan position in our World Ranking

the world
91st
out of 218
western europe
28th
out of 48
italy
1st
out of 8

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

western europe
3rd
western europe
4th

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