Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.78 zł
12 eggs, large 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.90 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.08 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.99 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.40 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.80 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,015 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,001 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 433 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,595 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 260 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 49 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,908 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 327 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 17 zł
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 308 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 146 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 294 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 352 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 77,747 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.68 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 110 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26 zł
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 14 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 42 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 114 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 18 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 4.70 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 42 zł
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 83 zł
2 tickets to the movies 55 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 191 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 177 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 721 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.28 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 155 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 2,060 prices entered by 234 different people.
Latest price update: May 04, 2016.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
215th
out of 270
eastern europe
12th
out of 32
poland
1st
out of 4

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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2nd
eastern europe
3rd
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3rd

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