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) 184 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 142 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 51 ден
12 eggs, large 93 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 54 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 163 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 22 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 27,891 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 17,748 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 16,700 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 11,143 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,996 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 667 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) 2,600 ден
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,301 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 5,043 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,052 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 64 ден
Monthly ticket public transport 1,366 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) 971 ден
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 154 ден
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 193 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 175 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 53 ден
Tube of toothpaste 97 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 207 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 829 ден
2 tickets to the movies 526 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 657 ден
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,573 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 194 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 93 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 95 ден
iPad Air 2, 64GB 45,591 ден
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.35 ден
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,574 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 517 prices entered by 52 different people.
Latest price update: October 22, 2017.

Skopje position in our World Ranking

the world
285th
out of 319
eastern europe
26th
out of 34

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

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4th
eastern europe
1st
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1st
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2nd
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2nd
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3rd

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