Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 359 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 179 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 149 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 50 ден
12 eggs, large 91 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 59 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 159 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 36 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 32 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 42 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 264 ден
2 liters of Coca-Cola 76 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 24 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 28,396 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 17,711 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 7,241 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 11,000 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 3,996 ден
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 606 ден
40” flat screen TV 23,041 ден
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,764 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 315 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 131 ден
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,629 ден
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,172 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 4,899 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,845 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 1,361 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 303 ден
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 173 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.) 206 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 176 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 53 ден
Tube of toothpaste 91 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 181 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 755 ден
2 tickets to the movies 543 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 187 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 87 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 1,696 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 480 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: August 19, 2017.

Skopje position in our World Ranking

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281st
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eastern europe
26th
out of 33

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