Cost of living comparison

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Minsk is 15.2% cheaper than Poland.

If you lived in Minsk instead of Poland, you would:

pay 29.8% less for restaurants

 
Poland
Minsk
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.38
zł29.96
$7.40
BYN25.08
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.78
zł27.16
$3.92
BYN13.30
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.14
zł5.38
$0.66
BYN2.23

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pay 4.9% less for groceries

 
Poland
Minsk
Bread
1 loaf
$0.82
zł3.83
$0.44
BYN1.49
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.88
zł13.54
$2.65
BYN8.97
Milk (1 gallon) $2.27
zł10.68
$2.19
BYN7.43

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pay 40.1% less for transportation

 
Poland
Minsk
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.25
zł24.64
$2.45
BYN8.29
Monthly public transit pass $22.05
zł103.53
$15.30
BYN51.84
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,306.67
zł85,967.32
$15,398.01
BYN52,171.03

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pay 34.8% less for housing

 
Poland
Minsk
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$12.51
zł58.76
$10.66
BYN36.13
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $413.49
zł1,941.73
$354.84
BYN1,202.26
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $362.60
zł1,702.77
$244.98
BYN830.05

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pay 41.9% more for childcare

 
Poland
Minsk
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $215.19
zł1,010.51
$408.11
BYN1,382.75
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,676.15
zł26,654.95
$5,340.67
BYN18,095.07

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pay 44.1% less for entertainment and sports

 
Poland
Minsk
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.07
zł9.73
$0.89
BYN3.01
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.29
zł10.75
$1.32
BYN4.46
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.91
zł18.38
$1.33
BYN4.51

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pay 5.2% more for clothing

 
Poland
Minsk
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$62.88
zł295.26
$47.13
BYN159.67
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.43
zł142.90
$34.30
BYN116.23
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$61.46
zł288.59
$76.80
BYN260.23

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