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) 19 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.73 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.48 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.85 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.08 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.90 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.36 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.53 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,165 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,293 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 368 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,672 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,903 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 274 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 43 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,882 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 353 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) 295 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 167 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 294 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 355 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 83,918 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.50 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 112 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) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 38 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 121 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.) 11 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.22 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 40 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) 205 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 165 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 761 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.28 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 138 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 2,461 prices entered by 282 different people.
Latest price update: December 06, 2016.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
199th
out of 237
eastern europe
11th
out of 26
poland
1st
out of 4

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

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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