Cost of living in Prague, Czech Republic

Summary of cost of living in Prague

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 68,767 Kč
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 36,568 Kč
  • Cost of living in Prague is more expensive than in 81% of cities in Eastern Europe (5 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Prague is cheaper than in 66% of cities in the World (155 out of 234)

List of prices in Prague
Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 185 Kč
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 151 Kč
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 92 Kč
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 21 Kč
12 eggs, large 57 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 56 Kč
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 115 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 33 Kč
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 22 Kč
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 Kč
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 148 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 29,819 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 3,617 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 20,808 Kč
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 15,151 Kč
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,899 Kč
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 361 Kč
40” flat screen tv 9,972 Kč
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,440 Kč
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 265 Kč
Hourly rate for cleaning help 193 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) 904 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 537,916 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) 258 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) 3.56 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 780 prices entered by 132 different people.
Latest price update: August 14, 2020

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Prague position in our World Ranking

the world
155th
out of 234
eastern europe
5th
out of 21

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