Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 67,814 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 36,201 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 71% of cities in Eastern Europe (7 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 67% of cities in the World (159 out of 237)

List of prices in Prague, Czech Republic. Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 181 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 150 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 90 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 21 Kč
12 eggs, large 58 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 57 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 108 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 33 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 21 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 144 Kč
2 liters of coca-cola 30 Kč
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 16 Kč
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 29,393 Kč
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 20,989 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,448 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 20,748 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 14,722 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,899 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 371 Kč
40” flat screen tv 9,906 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,341 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 274 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 166 Kč
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,746 Kč
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 866 Kč
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,119 Kč
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,495 Kč
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 501,465 Kč
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 32 Kč
Monthly ticket public transport 567 Kč
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 259 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) 997 Kč
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 81 Kč
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 78 Kč
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 80 Kč
4 rolls of toilet paper 36 Kč
Tube of toothpaste 42 Kč
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 508 Kč
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 484 Kč
2 tickets to the movies 388 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 1,075 Kč
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 166 Kč
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 82 Kč
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 39 Kč
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 11,468 Kč
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.28 Kč
1 month of gym membership in business district 831 Kč
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 110 Kč
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 796 prices entered by 133 different people.
Latest price update: August 10, 2020

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
159th
out of 237
eastern europe
7th
out of 21

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