Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 334 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 181 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 151 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 52 ден
12 eggs, large 96 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 71 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 178 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 38 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 30 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 41 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 279 ден
2 liters of Coca-Cola 74 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 25 ден
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 25,657 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 16,983 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 6,196 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 17,229 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 10,881 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,128 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 595 ден
40” flat screen TV 22,874 ден
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,083 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 306 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 132 ден
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,627 ден
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,401 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 4,603 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,503 ден
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,224,800 ден
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 62 ден
Monthly ticket public transport 1,305 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 298 ден
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 189 ден
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 214 ден
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 911 ден
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 178 ден
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 206 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 182 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 49 ден
Tube of toothpaste 94 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 183 ден
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 973 ден
2 tickets to the movies 457 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 584 ден
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,520 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 191 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 90 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 98 ден
iPod nano 16GB 11,530 ден
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.92 ден
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,724 ден
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 122 ден
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 385 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2017.

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24th
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