Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 84,376 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 45,603 Kč
  • Prague is the 2nd most expensive city in Eastern Europe (2 out of 20)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 59% of cities in the World (124 out of 210)
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List of prices in Prague
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 212 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 173 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 101 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 26 Kč
12 eggs, large 87 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 72 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 131 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 40 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 23 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 26 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 150 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 47 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 27 Kč
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 35,878 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 28,133 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 5,787 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 23,123 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 17,035 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 4,005 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 305 Kč
40” flat screen tv 7,001 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,001 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 148 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 340 Kč
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,902 Kč
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 867 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,034 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,337 Kč
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 607,006 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 41 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 550 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 283 Kč
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 159 Kč
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 160 Kč
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,188 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 116 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 93 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 85 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 46 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 63 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 508 Kč
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 977 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 419 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,008 Kč
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,002 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 180 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 68 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 50 Kč
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 13,719 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.77 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,188 Kč
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 139 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 394 prices entered by 63 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
124th
out of 210
eastern europe
2nd
out of 20

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  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Mumbai costs ₨200 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Manila costs Php400 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Cappuccino in expat area of the city in Nice costs €4.50 (about 4 hours ago)
  • Utilities, monthly for 2 people in 85 m2 in Lublin costs 3,500 zł (about 4 hours ago)
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  • 1 liter of gasoline in Prague costs 39 Kč (about 5 hours ago)

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