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 2.82 zł
12 eggs, large 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.92 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.90 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.06 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.99 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.39 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.78 zł
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,001 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,038 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 2,615 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,861 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 256 zł
Internet 8MB (1 month) 47 zł
40” flat screen TV 2,038 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 334 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) 303 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 157 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 296 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 357 zł
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 77,730 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.66 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 4.87 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 76 zł
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 178 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 174 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 23 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 146 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 2,103 prices entered by 240 different people.
Latest price update: May 29, 2016.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
223rd
out of 268
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
2nd
eastern europe
3rd

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