Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 404 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 172 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 154 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 50 ден
12 eggs, large 93 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 71 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 198 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 34 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 29 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 40 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 264 ден
2 liters of Coca-Cola 74 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 25 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 30,354 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 16,976 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 6,737 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 18,381 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 10,676 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,919 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 615 ден
40” flat screen TV 22,828 ден
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 3,944 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 303 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 132 ден
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,551 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) 4,555 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,882 ден
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,224,800 ден
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 63 ден
Monthly ticket public transport 1,305 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 298 ден
Personal Care [Edit]
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.) 202 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 177 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 50 ден
Tube of toothpaste 96 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 183 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 795 ден
2 tickets to the movies 480 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 643 ден
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,575 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 182 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 90 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 96 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 1,770 ден
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 123 ден
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 426 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2017.

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