Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 28 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.77 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6.00 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.98 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.15 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.91 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.22 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.63 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,243 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,271 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 332 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,663 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,895 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 198 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 45 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,798 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 379 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 23 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 286 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 152 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 292 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 364 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 82,824 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.53 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 111 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 27 zł
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 126 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 12 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.51 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 37 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 80 zł
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 218 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 157 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 25 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
iPod nano 16GB 767 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.28 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 137 zł
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,557 prices entered by 288 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2017.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
187th
out of 223
eastern europe
11th
out of 24

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

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2nd
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2nd
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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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3rd

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