Cost of living in Rome, Italy

List of prices in Rome, Italy. Current as of Jan 2019.

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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) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.06
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.38
12 eggs, large €4.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.08
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.04
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.43
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.96
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.97
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,517
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €970
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €143
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,005
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €633
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €109
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €25
40” flat screen TV €345
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €117
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €4.63
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €87
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €39
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €92
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €144
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €20,423
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.54
Monthly ticket public transport €36
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €12
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €67
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.76
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.78
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.52
4 rolls of toilet paper €2.15
Tube of toothpaste €2.08
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €39
2 tickets to the movies €16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €67
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €61
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.84
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.06
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €483
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.14
1 month of gym membership in business district €64
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.15
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 580 prices entered by 130 different people.
Latest price update: January 15, 2019.

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