Cost of living comparison

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Iceland is 60.8% more expensive than Warsaw.

If you lived in Iceland instead of Warsaw, you would:

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pay 63.2% more for restaurants

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.16
PLN39.89
$19.51
ISK2,697
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.38
PLN32.91
$16.45
ISK2,273
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.81
PLN7.10
$2.70
ISK374

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pay 95.3% more for groceries

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Bread
1 loaf
$1.10
PLN4.30
$3.16
ISK436
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.61
PLN18.12
$6.72
ISK928
Milk (1 gallon) $3.88
PLN15.22
$6.27
ISK867

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pay 97.5% more for transportation

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.40
PLN25.12
$8.42
ISK1,164
Monthly public transit pass $27.94
PLN109.71
$68.29
ISK9,438
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $31,011.90
PLN121,776.45
$39,714.69
ISK5,488,570

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pay 96.0% more for housing

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$16.13
PLN63.33
$74.47
ISK10,292
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,108.48
PLN4,352.74
$1,518.94
ISK209,917
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $848.90
PLN3,333.43
$1,325.48
ISK183,181

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pay 54.2% less for childcare

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $527.99
PLN2,073.30
$254.97
ISK35,236
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $13,833.43
PLN54,320.61
$5,993.83
ISK828,347

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pay 82.9% more for entertainment and sports

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.06
PLN15.96
$9.37
ISK1,296
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.66
PLN14.38
$4.61
ISK637
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.83
PLN18.95
$11.22
ISK1,550

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pay 44.6% more for clothing

 
Warsaw
Iceland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$93.42
PLN366.85
$108.23
ISK14,958
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$42.56
PLN167.12
$59.73
ISK8,255
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$90.76
PLN356.39
$146.94
ISK20,307

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