Cost of living in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 15KM
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 8KM
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 4.30KM
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.43KM
12 eggs, large 3.66KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.41KM
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 8KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.63KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.88KM
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.24KM
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 12KM
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2.55KM
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.05KM
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,060KM
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 561KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 318KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 483KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 356KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 196KM
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 22KM
40” flat screen TV 633KM
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 162KM
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 10KM
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7KM
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 110KM
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 69KM
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 138KM
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 146KM
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 23,655KM
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.94KM
Monthly ticket public transport 48KM
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 11KM
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 10KM
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 11KM
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 46KM
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 7KM
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 5.03KM
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 4.16KM
4 rolls of toilet paper 1.99KM
Tube of toothpaste 3.06KM
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 7KM
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 27KM
2 tickets to the movies 13KM
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 24KM
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 63KM
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 9KM
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3.08KM
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.24KM
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,271KM
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.18KM
1 month of gym membership in business district 59KM
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5.14KM
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 671 prices entered by 49 different people.
Latest price update: November 20, 2017.

Sarajevo position in our World Ranking

the world
292nd
out of 335
eastern europe
24th
out of 33

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