Cost of living in Skopje, Macedonia

Summary of cost of living in Skopje

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 104,187 ден
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 41,724 ден
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Skopje, Macedonia. Current as of Nov 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 378 ден
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 265 ден
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 134 ден
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 51 ден
12 eggs, large 96 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 72 ден
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 273 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 44 ден
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 36 ден
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 43 ден
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 448 ден
2 liters of coca-cola 74 ден
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 31 ден
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 24,383 ден
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 19,252 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 5,912 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 17,231 ден
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 12,541 ден
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 3,245 ден
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 855 ден
40” flat screen tv 22,210 ден
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 4,372 ден
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 308 ден
Hourly rate for cleaning help 131 ден
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 2,413 ден
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 2,028 ден
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 4,992 ден
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,995 ден
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,135,630 ден
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 68 ден
Monthly ticket public transport 1,430 ден
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 322 ден
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 133 ден
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 242 ден
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 967 ден
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 154 ден
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 173 ден
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 175 ден
4 rolls of toilet paper 48 ден
Tube of toothpaste 94 ден
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 210 ден
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 740 ден
2 tickets to the movies 507 ден
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,246 ден
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,486 ден
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 200 ден
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 93 ден
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 107 ден
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 40,258 ден
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 5.02 ден
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,223 ден
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 132 ден
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 272 prices entered by 25 different people.
Latest price update: November 23, 2020

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