Cost of living in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 14KM
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 8KM
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.89KM
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.45KM
12 eggs, large 3.68KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.06KM
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 5.49KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.49KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.93KM
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.14KM
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 15KM
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2.46KM
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.04KM
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 937KM
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 595KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 298KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 502KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 335KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 190KM
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 19KM
40” flat screen TV 738KM
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 184KM
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 10KM
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7KM
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 99KM
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) 126KM
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 136KM
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 23,720KM
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.91KM
Monthly ticket public transport 52KM
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 10KM
Personal Care
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) 47KM
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 7KM
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.64KM
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 4.13KM
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.02KM
Tube of toothpaste 3.26KM
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 7KM
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 28KM
2 tickets to the movies 13KM
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 23KM
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 67KM
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 8KM
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3.05KM
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.86KM
iPod nano 16GB 395KM
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.25KM
1 month of gym membership in business district 55KM
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5.04KM
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 600 prices entered by 46 different people.
Latest price update: March 30, 2017.

Sarajevo position in our World Ranking

the world
201st
out of 215
eastern europe
21st
out of 26

Cheapest and most expensive products in Sarajevo compared to other cities:

the world
3rd
the world
5th
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5th
eastern europe
1st
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1st
eastern europe
2nd

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