Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.86 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.88 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.82 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.95 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 28 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.19 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.49 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,345 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,226 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 262 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,687 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,916 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 201 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 44 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,732 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 366 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 21 zł
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 290 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 130 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 271 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 376 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 74,398 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.74 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 110 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 29 zł
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 14 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 31 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 109 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 13 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.75 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 35 zł
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 61 zł
2 tickets to the movies 51 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 234 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 121 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
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,459 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.22 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 145 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 2,218 prices entered by 286 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2017.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
260th
out of 342
eastern europe
12th
out of 34
poland
1st
out of 5

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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3rd
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3rd
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