Cost of Living Comparison Between Prague and Dresden 

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Consumer Prices in Dresden are 21.3% higher than in Prague (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dresden are 6.7% higher than in Prague
Rent Prices in Dresden are 24.5% lower than in Prague
Restaurant Prices in Dresden are 38.2% higher than in Prague
Groceries Prices in Dresden are 21.3% higher than in Prague
Local Purchasing Power in Dresden is 60.4% higher than in Prague
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Restaurants
Prague Edit Dresden Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 Kč
(7.89 €)
304.09 Kč
(12.00 €)
     +52.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 Kč
(47.35 €)
1,520.43 Kč
(60.00 €)
     +26.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 Kč
(7.89 €)
253.41 Kč
(10.00 €)
     +26.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 Kč
(2.17 €)
114.03 Kč
(4.50 €)
     +107.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 Kč
(2.37 €)
100.10 Kč
(3.95 €)
     +66.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 71.93 Kč
(2.84 €)
81.93 Kč
(3.23 €)
     +13.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 38.27 Kč
(1.51 €)
64.94 Kč
(2.56 €)
     +69.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 34.49 Kč
(1.36 €)
63.35 Kč
(2.50 €)
     +83.7 %
Markets
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 90.15 Kč
(3.56 €)
107.69 Kč
(4.25 €)
     +19.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 32.34 Kč
(1.28 €)
33.81 Kč
(1.33 €)
     +4.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.03 Kč
(0.95 €)
30.28 Kč
(1.19 €)
     +26.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 62.03 Kč
(2.45 €)
81.91 Kč
(3.23 €)
     +32.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 129.56 Kč
(5.11 €)
120.35 Kč
(4.75 €)
     -7.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 89.84 Kč
(3.55 €)
170.69 Kč
(6.74 €)
     +90.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 134.85 Kč
(5.32 €)
151.91 Kč
(5.99 €)
     +12.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 17.94 Kč
(0.71 €)
26.05 Kč
(1.03 €)
     +45.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 16.76 Kč
(0.66 €)
16.15 Kč
(0.64 €)
     -3.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 22.02 Kč
(0.87 €)
24.47 Kč
(0.97 €)
     +11.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.25 Kč
(1.27 €)
23.99 Kč
(0.95 €)
     -25.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 12.94 Kč
(0.51 €)
17.62 Kč
(0.70 €)
     +36.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.42 Kč
(0.57 €)
20.26 Kč
(0.80 €)
     +40.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 32.09 Kč
(1.27 €)
42.87 Kč
(1.69 €)
     +33.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.62 Kč
(0.66 €)
13.09 Kč
(0.52 €)
     -21.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 Kč
(5.92 €)
139.37 Kč
(5.50 €)
     -7.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.10 Kč
(0.91 €)
23.23 Kč
(0.92 €)
     +0.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 41.39 Kč
(1.63 €)
41.97 Kč
(1.66 €)
     +1.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 Kč
(5.92 €)
207.79 Kč
(8.20 €)
     +38.5 %
Transportation
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 Kč
(1.18 €)
76.02 Kč
(3.00 €)
     +153.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 550.00 Kč
(21.70 €)
1,735.83 Kč
(68.50 €)
     +215.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Kč
(1.97 €)
101.36 Kč
(4.00 €)
     +102.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 45.87 Kč
(1.81 €)
97.88 Kč
(3.86 €)
     +113.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 360.00 Kč
(14.21 €)
760.22 Kč
(30.00 €)
     +111.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 146.09 Kč
(5.76 €)
169.85 Kč
(6.70 €)
     +16.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 600,000.00 Kč
(23,677.47 €)
688,755.98 Kč
(27,180.00 €)
     +14.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 642,377.78 Kč
(25,349.80 €)
689,685.13 Kč
(27,216.67 €)
     +7.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,099.88 Kč
(280.18 €)
8,441.50 Kč
(333.12 €)
     +18.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 656.34 Kč
(25.90 €)
361.10 Kč
(14.25 €)
     -45.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 504.83 Kč
(19.92 €)
1,203.58 Kč
(47.50 €)
     +138.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,397.41 Kč
(55.15 €)
712.35 Kč
(28.11 €)
     -49.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 388.40 Kč
(15.33 €)
443.46 Kč
(17.50 €)
     +14.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Kč
(9.87 €)
253.41 Kč
(10.00 €)
     +1.4 %
Childcare
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,734.85 Kč
(542.01 €)
7,728.87 Kč
(305.00 €)
     -43.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 267,142.86 Kč
(10,542.11 €)
250,237.87 Kč
(9,875.00 €)
     -6.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,943.76 Kč
(76.71 €)
1,948.02 Kč
(76.87 €)
     +0.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 976.31 Kč
(38.53 €)
971.39 Kč
(38.33 €)
     -0.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,258.34 Kč
(89.12 €)
2,074.76 Kč
(81.88 €)
     -8.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,772.39 Kč
(109.41 €)
2,823.66 Kč
(111.43 €)
     +1.8 %
Rent Per Month
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 24,261.72 Kč
(957.43 €)
18,456.36 Kč
(728.33 €)
     -23.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 17,711.11 Kč
(698.92 €)
11,600.34 Kč
(457.78 €)
     -34.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 45,767.51 Kč
(1,806.10 €)
34,571.74 Kč
(1,364.29 €)
     -24.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 31,589.74 Kč
(1,246.61 €)
25,521.55 Kč
(1,007.14 €)
     -19.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,916.06 Kč
(628.09 €)
10,026.90 Kč
(395.69 €)
     -37.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,342.21 Kč
(447.59 €)
8,945.94 Kč
(353.03 €)
     -21.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Prague Edit Dresden Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 39,504.83 Kč
(1,558.96 €)
67,625.21 Kč
(2,668.66 €)
     +71.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.03 3.98      -33.9 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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