Cost of living in Venice, Italy

Summary of cost of living in Venice

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,454
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,797
  • Cost of living in Venice is more expensive than in 75% of cities in Italy (3 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Venice is cheaper than in 63% of cities in Western Europe (40 out of 63)
  • Cost of living in Venice is more expensive than in 51% of cities in the World (127 out of 259)

List of prices in Venice, Italy. Current as of Mar 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.08
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.06
12 eggs, large €3.62
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.65
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.71
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €2.08
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of coca-cola €1.88
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,477
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €992
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €210
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €801
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €509
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €146
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €23
40” flat screen tv €427
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €87
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €34
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €78
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €92
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €10,402
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.45
Monthly ticket public transport €36
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €26
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €91
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €5.60
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.73
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.86
Tube of toothpaste €1.77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €29
2 tickets to the movies €18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €84
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €67
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.75
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.29
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €292
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.32
1 month of gym membership in business district €38
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €5.45
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: March 28, 2020

Venice position in our World Ranking

the world
127th
out of 259
western europe
40th
out of 63
italy
3rd
out of 8

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

the world
3rd
the world
3rd
western europe
1st
western europe
1st
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th

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