Cost of living in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Food [Edit]
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 4.30KM
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.48KM
12 eggs, large 3.82KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.26KM
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 7KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.60KM
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.92KM
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.11KM
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 12KM
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2.57KM
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.05KM
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,108KM
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 567KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 304KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 431KM
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 344KM
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 181KM
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 21KM
40” flat screen TV 633KM
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 196KM
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 11KM
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) 74KM
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 136KM
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 136KM
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 27,555KM
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) 10KM
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.) 5.17KM
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 4.13KM
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.15KM
Tube of toothpaste 3.26KM
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 8KM
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 35KM
2 tickets to the movies 14KM
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 9KM
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3.05KM
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.33KM
iPad Air 2, 64GB 1,233KM
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.19KM
1 month of gym membership in business district 54KM
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 5.09KM
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 595 prices entered by 49 different people.
Latest price update: September 20, 2017.

Sarajevo position in our World Ranking

the world
275th
out of 318
eastern europe
23rd
out of 35

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

the world
5th
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th

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