Italy is 21.7% cheaper than New York.

If you lived in Italy instead of New York, you would:

pay 14.6% less for restaurants

 
New York
Italy
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.56
 
$14.35
€14.08
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.10
 
$8.28
€8.13
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.10
 
$2.18
€2.14

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pay 29.6% less for groceries

 
New York
Italy
Bread
1 loaf
$2.97
 
$1.63
€1.60
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.44
 
$6.40
€6.29
Milk (1 gallon) $3.59
 
$4.35
€4.27

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pay 3.8% more for transportation

 
New York
Italy
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.56
 
$8.47
€8.31
Monthly public transit pass $95.95
 
$36.88
€36.21
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,622.73
 
$23,486.94
€23,056.36

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pay 45.6% less for housing

 
New York
Italy
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$68.75
 
$29.40
€28.86
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,584.09
 
$560.05
€549.78
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,335.18
 
$428.17
€420.32

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pay 51.9% less for childcare

 
New York
Italy
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $992.21
 
$431.71
€423.80
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,041.27
 
$9,518.89
€9,344.38

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pay 31.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
New York
Italy
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.55
 
$4.48
€4.40
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.23
 
$1.48
€1.45
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$11.88
 
$5.97
€5.86

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pay 17.5% more for clothing

 
New York
Italy
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$46.22
 
$72.84
€71.51
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.80
 
$34.55
€33.91
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.03
 
$82.76
€81.25

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