Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 29 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.81 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.83 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.01 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 5.41 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.55 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,405 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,330 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 346 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,734 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,936 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 222 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 44 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,778 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 374 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 25 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 22 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 297 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 143 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 293 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 375 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,815 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.62 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 112 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) 14 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 118 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 11 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.14 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 38 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 75 zł
2 tickets to the movies 53 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 220 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 149 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
iPod nano 16GB 748 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.26 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 143 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 2,904 prices entered by 314 different people.
Latest price update: February 28, 2017.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
182nd
out of 217
eastern europe
11th
out of 25
poland
1st
out of 5

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

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

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