Cost of living in Vienna, Austria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.77
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.13
12 eggs, large €3.59
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.79
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.33
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.40
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.05
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,374
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €979
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €188
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €858
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €608
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €182
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €17
40” flat screen TV €370
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €86
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €93
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €46
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €84
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €127
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €20,805
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.16
Monthly ticket public transport €45
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €17
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €94
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €5.34
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.61
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.79
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.50
Tube of toothpaste €2.26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €21
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €39
2 tickets to the movies €21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €144
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.93
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.83
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €532
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.23
1 month of gym membership in business district €70
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.44
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 788 prices entered by 175 different people.
Latest price update: June 25, 2018.

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