Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 74,067 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 37,450 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 86% of cities in Eastern Europe (5 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 69% of cities in the World (184 out of 268)
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List of prices in Prague
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 198 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 179 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 100 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 25 Kč
12 eggs, large 73 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 157 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 37 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 14 Kč
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 29,280 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 20,999 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 4,679 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 20,099 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 244 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 43 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 528 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 582 Kč
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 617 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 421 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,364 Kč
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,209 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 177 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 65 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 123 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 375 prices entered by 63 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2022

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
184th
out of 268
eastern europe
5th
out of 29

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

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