Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 144 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 137 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 75 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 21 Kč
12 eggs, large 46 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 40 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 76 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 28 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 17 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 144 Kč
2 liters of Coca-Cola 32 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 Kč
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 24,274 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 16,471 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,498 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 16,353 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 10,785 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 2,250 Kč
Internet 8MB (1 month) 404 Kč
40” flat screen TV 10,066 Kč
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,839 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 249 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 155 Kč
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,971 Kč
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 916 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,933 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,738 Kč
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 509,539 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 29 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 543 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 272 Kč
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 142 Kč
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 220 Kč
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 539 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 67 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 100 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 75 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 33 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 53 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 313 Kč
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 406 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 331 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,707 Kč
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 800 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 124 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 52 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 32 Kč
iPod nano 16GB 4,987 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.06 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,074 Kč
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 93 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,594 prices entered by 211 different people.
Latest price update: August 31, 2016.

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