Cost of Living Comparison

PLN
COMPARED TO
USD

United States is 2.3 times more expensive than Poland.

If you lived in United States instead of Poland, you would:
local_dining

pay 92.6% more for restaurants

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.33
zł19.75
$14.02 +163.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.05
zł18.73
$7.68 +51.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.04
zł3.86
$1.89 +81.7%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.88
zł3.25
$1.53 +73.8%
Average +92.6%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.8 times more for groceries

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.82
zł3.04
$2.69 +227.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.03
zł11.23
$5.53 +82.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.44
zł9.04
$3.20 +31.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.00
zł7.40
$2.34 +17.2%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.91
zł7.07
$4.12 +115.8%
Apples (1 lb) $0.38
zł1.43
$2.11 +447.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.51
zł1.90
$0.77 +49.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.58
zł2.14
$1.93 +234.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.74
zł2.75
$1.97 +165.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.29
zł1.09
$1.30 +340.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.33
zł1.23
$1.29 +286.6%
Average +181.6%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 75.3% more for transportation

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.94
zł18.30
$2.62 -47.0%
Monthly public transit pass $24.23
zł89.78
$63.87 +163.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,252.35
zł75,047.04
$23,180.29 +14.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $6.41
zł23.76
$17.33 +170.3%
Average +75.3%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of transportation
home

pay 2.9 times more for housing

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$13.83
zł51.25
$67.35 +386.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $425.90
zł1,578.21
$1,222.86 +187.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $335.38
zł1,242.79
$1,029.07 +206.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$131.12
zł485.86
$127.79 -2.5%
Average +194.6%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.6 times more for childcare

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $197.96
zł733.57
$886.13 +347.6%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,708.80
zł21,154.52
$15,193.33 +166.1%
Average +256.9%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 94.6% more for entertainment and sports

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.80
zł6.65
$4.50 +150.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.09
zł7.75
$4.17 +99.5%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.28
zł15.84
$7.76 +81.4%
Monthly membership at local gym $25.02
zł92.70
$39.15 +56.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.23
zł23.07
$11.52 +85.1%
Average +94.6%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 6.5% less for clothing

  Poland help_outline United States help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$72.59
zł268.97
$43.40 -40.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.76
zł136.22
$36.02 -2.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$70.55
zł261.45
$75.12 +6.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $86.71
zł321.33
$95.18 +9.8%
Average -6.5%

Poland vs. United States - Cost of clothing
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