Greece is 22.2% cheaper than Illinois.

If you lived in Greece instead of Illinois, you would:

pay 24.2% less for restaurants

 
Illinois
Greece
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.94
 
$11.58
€10.15
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.89
 
$7.08
€6.21
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.89
 
$1.87
€1.64

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pay 19.8% less for groceries

 
Illinois
Greece
Bread
1 loaf
$2.28
 
$0.97
€0.85
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.27
 
$4.56
€4.00
Milk (1 gallon) $2.74
 
$5.03
€4.41

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pay 2.4% less for transportation

 
Illinois
Greece
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.40
 
$8.41
€7.37
Monthly public transit pass $95.06
 
$36.15
€31.70
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,932.34
 
$19,836.21
€17,394.39

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pay 42.0% less for housing

 
Illinois
Greece
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$64.99
 
$33.91
€29.74
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,145.33
 
$377.49
€331.02
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,003.81
 
$296.91
€260.36

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pay 54.0% less for childcare

 
Illinois
Greece
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $975.12
 
$323.64
€283.80
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,205.90
 
$6,014.67
€5,274.27

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pay 23.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
Illinois
Greece
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.66
 
$3.93
€3.44
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.05
 
$3.06
€2.68
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.17
 
$4.73
€4.15

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pay 10.8% more for clothing

 
Illinois
Greece
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.37
 
$70.87
€62.14
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.35
 
$32.81
€28.77
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.10
 
$73.51
€64.46

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