Cost of Living Comparison

CZK
COMPARED TO
USD

United States is 36.5% more expensive than Prague.

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

pay 35.4% more for restaurants

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.14
Kč163.26
$14.25 +99.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.14
Kč163.26
$7.75 +8.6%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.62
Kč37.15
$1.90 +17.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.32
Kč30.20
$1.53 +16.2%
Average +35.4%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 76.6% more for groceries

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.21
Kč27.78
$2.71 +123.5%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.12
Kč117.10
$5.56 +8.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.62
Kč82.80
$3.22 -10.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.14
Kč48.95
$2.30 +7.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.15
Kč72.01
$4.18 +32.7%
Apples (1 lb) $0.85
Kč19.37
$2.07 +145.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.71
Kč16.21
$0.75 +6.0%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.91
Kč20.71
$1.88 +107.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.15
Kč26.42
$1.94 +68.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.45
Kč10.36
$1.24 +172.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.44
Kč10.11
$1.25 +182.0%
Average +76.6%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 29.4% more for transportation

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.36
Kč122.56
$2.62 -51.1%
Monthly public transit pass $26.16
Kč598.63
$63.05 +141.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,783.36
Kč544,210.99
$23,189.08 -2.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $12.94
Kč296.05
$16.83 +30.1%
Average +29.4%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of transportation
home

pay 62.7% more for housing

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$24.04
Kč550.14
$67.11 +179.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $848.63
Kč19,418.44
$1,225.46 +44.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $664.08
Kč15,195.38
$1,034.80 +55.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$180.58
Kč4,132.07
$128.68 -28.7%
Average +62.7%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 23.8% more for childcare

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $712.49
Kč16,303.20
$891.12 +25.1%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,410.76
Kč283,983.11
$15,195.09 +22.4%
Average +23.8%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 51.3% more for entertainment and sports

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.90
Kč43.54
$4.52 +137.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.71
Kč61.97
$4.18 +54.5%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.23
Kč119.73
$7.90 +50.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $43.21
Kč988.75
$39.67 -8.2%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $9.51
Kč217.68
$11.58 +21.7%
Average +51.3%

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

pay 23.7% less for clothing

  Prague help_outline United States help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$83.42
Kč1,908.92
$43.02 -48.4%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.31
Kč945.14
$35.26 -14.6%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.84
Kč2,124.33
$75.54 -18.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $109.91
Kč2,515.01
$95.31 -13.3%
Average -23.7%

Prague vs. United States - Cost of clothing
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