Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 67,066 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 35,211 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 76% of cities in Eastern Europe (5 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 68% of cities in the World (134 out of 198)

List of prices in Prague, Czech Republic. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 167 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 143 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 86 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 24 Kč
12 eggs, large 56 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 57 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 95 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 37 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 23 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 157 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 32 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 18 Kč
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 28,454 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 20,164 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,645 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 19,537 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 14,429 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,746 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 316 Kč
40” flat screen tv 9,476 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,609 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 264 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 193 Kč
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,616 Kč
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 807 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,008 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,385 Kč
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 526,748 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 31 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 550 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 257 Kč
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 151 Kč
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 183 Kč
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 971 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 81 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 80 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 80 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 35 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 45 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 478 Kč
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 525 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 350 Kč
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,583 Kč
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,101 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 158 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 73 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 38 Kč
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 12,111 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.87 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 880 Kč
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 117 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 397 prices entered by 85 different people.
Latest price update: March 03, 2021

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
134th
out of 198
eastern europe
5th
out of 17

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

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5th
eastern europe
1st
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1st
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