Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27 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 2.76 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.74 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.82 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.09 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.97 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.25 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.70 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,009 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,065 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 299 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,523 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,884 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 246 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 45 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,923 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 377 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 25 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 285 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 162 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 295 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 359 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 77,796 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) 28 zł
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 12 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 113 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 12 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.39 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 41 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 76 zł
2 tickets to the movies 55 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 192 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 167 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
iPod nano 16GB 756 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.28 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 136 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 2,038 prices entered by 247 different people.
Latest price update: August 31, 2016.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
224th
out of 265
eastern europe
13th
out of 29
poland
1st
out of 4

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

the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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