Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 67,560 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 36,263 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 81% of cities in Eastern Europe (6 out of 26)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 68% of cities in the World (195 out of 285)

List of prices in Prague, Czech Republic. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 180 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 147 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 85 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 19 Kč
12 eggs, large 52 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 46 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 93 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 31 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 23 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 151 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 31 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 14 Kč
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 29,803 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 21,020 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,540 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 19,777 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 14,431 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,953 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 443 Kč
40” flat screen tv 9,949 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,187 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 263 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 174 Kč
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,740 Kč
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 794 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,477 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,716 Kč
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 516,637 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 556 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 260 Kč
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 151 Kč
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 230 Kč
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 997 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 86 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 72 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 79 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 33 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 50 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 442 Kč
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 454 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 404 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,583 Kč
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 828 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 154 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 65 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 36 Kč
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 11,113 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.65 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 889 Kč
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 104 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,023 prices entered by 166 different people.
Latest price update: January 20, 2020

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
195th
out of 285
eastern europe
6th
out of 26

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