Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 76,742 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 39,649 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 79% of cities in Eastern Europe (6 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 71% of cities in the World (166 out of 234)
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List of prices in Prague
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 229 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 173 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 108 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 25 Kč
12 eggs, large 61 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 66 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 125 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 42 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 23 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 22 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 150 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 38 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15 Kč
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 32,258 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 22,271 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 5,102 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 20,753 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 15,270 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 2,196 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 279 Kč
40” flat screen tv 9,620 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 3,407 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 265 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 250 Kč
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,788 Kč
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,080 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,980 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,285 Kč
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 538,695 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 44 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 550 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 265 Kč
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 158 Kč
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 161 Kč
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,089 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 112 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 94 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 102 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 45 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 55 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 549 Kč
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 538 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 399 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,156 Kč
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,100 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 177 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 69 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 46 Kč
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 12,289 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.93 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 937 Kč
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 134 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 363 prices entered by 65 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2022

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
166th
out of 234
eastern europe
6th
out of 24

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