Ukraine is 36.1% cheaper than Poland.

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

pay 50.0% less for restaurants

 
Poland
Ukraine
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.88
zł27.49
$4.65
₴167.14
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.95
zł23.76
$3.61
₴129.92
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.30
zł5.19
$0.49
₴17.76

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pay 26.6% less for groceries

 
Poland
Ukraine
Bread
1 loaf
$0.94
zł3.74
$0.54
₴19.48
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.34
zł13.34
$3.21
₴115.56
Milk (1 gallon) $2.82
zł11.25
$3.15
₴113.45

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pay 38.3% less for transportation

 
Poland
Ukraine
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.68
zł22.70
$3.81
₴137.09
Monthly public transit pass $23.91
zł95.51
$7.13
₴256.43
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,787.24
zł79,041.12
$19,124.68
₴688,022.24

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pay 59.3% less for housing

 
Poland
Ukraine
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$12.94
zł51.69
$4.40
₴158.45
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $480.05
zł1,917.58
$234.03
₴8,419.43
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $406.85
zł1,625.17
$155.62
₴5,598.46

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pay 16.6% less for childcare

 
Poland
Ukraine
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $228.50
zł912.77
$183.02
₴6,584.22
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,467.72
zł17,846.52
$3,871.85
₴139,292.11

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pay 51.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
Poland
Ukraine
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.34
zł9.34
$0.85
₴30.55
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.45
zł9.78
$0.96
₴34.66
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.13
zł16.50
$1.95
₴70.02

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pay 10.5% less for clothing

 
Poland
Ukraine
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$64.65
zł258.25
$40.33
₴1,450.79
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.33
zł121.16
$30.46
₴1,095.93
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$66.37
zł265.14
$64.81
₴2,331.74

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