Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 28 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 2.82 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.79 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.06 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.91 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.27 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.42 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,320 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,250 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 339 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,671 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,900 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 230 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 44 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,795 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 401 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 24 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 21 zł
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 285 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 145 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 291 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 361 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 79,073 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.66 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 112 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 28 zł
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 36 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 117 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 5.75 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 38 zł
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 zł
2 tickets to the movies 50 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 236 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 135 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 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) 0.24 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 152 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 2,663 prices entered by 310 different people.
Latest price update: June 26, 2017.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
216th
out of 270
eastern europe
11th
out of 29
poland
1st
out of 5

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