Cost of living comparison

compared to

Rome is 39.1% more expensive than Warsaw.

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

pay 58.6% more for restaurants

 
Warsaw
Rome
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $8.15
zł30.21
$18.17
€15.93
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.98
zł22.15
$9.69
€8.50
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.63
zł6.05
$2.33
€2.04

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pay 83.0% more for groceries

 
Warsaw
Rome
Bread
1 loaf
$1.06
zł3.92
$2.19
€1.92
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.18
zł15.47
$8.28
€7.26
Milk (1 gallon) $3.04
zł11.25
$6.87
€6.02

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pay 42.9% more for transportation

 
Warsaw
Rome
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.35
zł19.83
$6.77
€5.93
Monthly public transit pass $29.89
zł110.75
$42.40
€37.18
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,453.70
zł90,615.57
$27,862.31
€24,432.48

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pay 42.1% more for housing

 
Warsaw
Rome
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$17.75
zł65.77
$37.53
€32.91
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $858.91
zł3,182.78
$1,159.69
€1,016.93
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $645.37
zł2,391.49
$810.19
€710.45

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pay 3.5% more for childcare

 
Warsaw
Rome
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $471.61
zł1,747.59
$568.09
€498.15
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,098.69
zł59,655.25
$13,931.15
€12,216.24

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pay 45.9% more for entertainment and sports

 
Warsaw
Rome
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.72
zł10.07
$6.06
€5.31
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.17
zł11.75
$1.52
€1.34
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.89
zł18.12
$6.78
€5.95

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pay 2.2% less for clothing

 
Warsaw
Rome
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$109.06
zł404.12
$102.92
€90.25
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$47.63
zł176.48
$39.37
€34.52
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.48
zł372.36
$100.69
€88.30

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