Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 29 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 2.83 zł
12 eggs, large 9 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.78 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.00 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.95 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30 zł
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.33 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.60 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,411 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,339 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 333 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,724 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,963 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 206 zł
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 42 zł
40” flat screen TV 1,884 zł
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 394 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 24 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 20 zł
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 288 zł
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 147 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 288 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 375 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,804 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.67 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 111 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) 14 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32 zł
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 114 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 11 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.44 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 72 zł
2 tickets to the movies 52 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 237 zł
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 141 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 23 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
iPod nano 16GB 748 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.26 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 149 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 2,660 prices entered by 299 different people.
Latest price update: April 27, 2017.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
182nd
out of 219
eastern europe
11th
out of 24
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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2nd
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2nd
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