Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 376 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 180 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 151 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 50 ден
12 eggs, large 90 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 60 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 157 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 38 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 32 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 40 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 242 ден
2 liters of Coca-Cola 77 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 25 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 27,393 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 17,115 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 6,843 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 16,038 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 11,110 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,923 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 606 ден
40” flat screen TV 22,221 ден
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,441 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 305 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 132 ден
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,545 ден
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,349 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 4,783 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,022 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 1,306 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 304 ден
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 185 ден
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 212 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.) 199 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 175 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 50 ден
Tube of toothpaste 95 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 179 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 755 ден
2 tickets to the movies 504 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 581 ден
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,514 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 180 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 88 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 97 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 1,642 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 483 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: June 29, 2017.

Skopje position in our World Ranking

the world
254th
out of 273
eastern europe
24th
out of 29

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

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2nd
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3rd
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5th
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