Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 371 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 198 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 142 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 51 ден
12 eggs, large 96 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 54 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 174 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 38 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 31 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 43 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 250 ден
2 liters of Coca-Cola 76 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 23 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 26,976 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 17,685 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 6,578 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 15,043 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 11,375 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 4,204 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 734 ден
40” flat screen TV 25,030 ден
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,764 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 285 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 129 ден
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,619 ден
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,256 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 5,273 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,392 ден
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,233,860 ден
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 63 ден
Monthly ticket public transport 1,434 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 297 ден
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 194 ден
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 228 ден
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 903 ден
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 154 ден
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 178 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 177 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 55 ден
Tube of toothpaste 90 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 195 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 832 ден
2 tickets to the movies 523 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 613 ден
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,610 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 197 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 94 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 90 ден
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 51,172 ден
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.35 ден
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,730 ден
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 126 ден
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 552 prices entered by 49 different people.
Latest price update: December 14, 2017.

Skopje position in our World Ranking

the world
307th
out of 343
eastern europe
27th
out of 34

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