Cost of Living Comparison

GBP
COMPARED TO
PLN

United Kingdom is 27.4% more expensive than Poland.

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

pay 54.0% less for restaurants

  United Kingdom help_outline Poland help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.63
£12.08
$5.09
zł18.87
-67.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.74
£5.21
$4.63
zł17.15
-31.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.52
£1.18
$1.00
zł3.71
-34.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.15
£0.88
$0.81
zł2.99
-29.6%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 38.3% less for groceries

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Bread
1 loaf
$1.22
£0.94
$0.74
zł2.74
-39.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.21
£2.48
$2.92
zł10.82
-9.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.29
£3.31
$2.36
zł8.76
-44.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.30
£1.78
$1.94
zł7.20
-15.6%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.26
£2.52
$1.81
zł6.72
-44.4%
Apples (1 lb) $1.02
£0.79
$0.36
zł1.32
-64.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.61
£0.47
$0.50
zł1.84
-18.6%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.93
£0.72
$0.53
zł1.97
-42.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.99
£0.76
$0.65
zł2.39
-34.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.66
£0.51
$0.23
zł0.87
-64.4%
Onions (1 lb) $0.57
£0.44
$0.25
zł0.94
-55.7%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 19.4% less for transportation

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Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.98
£4.62
$4.83
zł17.90
-19.3%
Monthly public transit pass $80.21
£61.97
$23.83
zł88.30
-70.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,773.83
£17,595.51
$18,406.26
zł68,206.19
-19.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $23.44
£18.11
$6.13
zł22.73
-73.8%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of transportation
home

pay 56.4% less for housing

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Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$37.35
£28.86
$13.38
zł49.57
-64.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $908.65
£702.04
$376.97
zł1,396.88
-58.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $754.23
£582.73
$287.66
zł1,065.95
-61.9%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$141.49
£109.32
$124.51
zł461.40
-12.0%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 20.6% less for childcare

  United Kingdom help_outline Poland help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,034.26
£799.09
$202.69
zł751.09
-80.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,894.38
£11,507.69
$12,448.24
zł46,128.16
-16.4%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 44.6% less for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.30
£3.32
$1.81
zł6.71
-57.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.28
£2.53
$1.98
zł7.34
-39.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$12.12
£9.36
$4.12
zł15.27
-66.0%
Monthly membership at local gym $38.68
£29.89
$25.00
zł92.63
-35.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.45
£9.62
$6.36
zł23.58
-48.9%

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

pay 2.4% less for clothing

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Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$68.21
£52.70
$68.72
zł254.64
+0.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.08
£27.88
$34.28
zł127.03
-5.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.75
£57.75
$70.87
zł262.63
-5.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) $74.08
£57.23
$73.10
zł270.88
-1.3%

United Kingdom vs. Poland - Cost of clothing
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