Cost of living in Venice, Italy

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.13
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.09
12 eggs, large €3.46
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.66
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.75
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €2.11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.99
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,615
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,035
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €195
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €847
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €509
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €153
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €25
40” flat screen TV €427
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €86
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €35
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €85
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €8,761
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.45
Monthly ticket public transport €36
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €26
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €9
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €97
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €5.60
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.48
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.95
Tube of toothpaste €1.77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €19
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €29
2 tickets to the movies €18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €84
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €68
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.73
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.31
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €120
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.32
1 month of gym membership in business district €40
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.45
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 194 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: February 17, 2018.

Venice position in our World Ranking

the world
98th
out of 340
western europe
41st
out of 66
italy
3rd
out of 9

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