Cost of Living Comparison Between Palermo and Milan 

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Consumer Prices in Milan are 29.4% higher than in Palermo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 59.1% higher than in Palermo
Rent Prices in Milan are 186.1% higher than in Palermo
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 52.1% higher than in Palermo
Groceries Prices in Milan are 23.5% higher than in Palermo
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 12.9% lower than in Palermo
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Restaurants
Palermo Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 20.00 €      +66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 80.00 €      +60.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 10.00 €      +11.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 5.00 €      +42.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.70 € 1.95 €      +15.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 € 2.85 €      +55.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.02 € 1.45 €      +41.8 %
Markets
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.62 € 5.95 €      +28.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.48 € 2.17 €      +46.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 € 1.54 €      +45.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.67 € 3.99 €      +49.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.04 € 7.27 €      +44.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.69 € 5.44 €      +16.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.80 € 9.18 €      +34.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 1.04 €      -5.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.90 €      -10.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 1.13 €      +16.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.58 €      +15.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.76 €      +11.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 € 0.75 €      +56.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 € 1.31 €      -21.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.36 € 0.52 €      +45.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 7.00 €      +40.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.84 € 1.82 €      -1.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 € 2.14 €      -2.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 6.00 €      +9.1 %
Transportation
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 € 2.20 €      +57.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.00 € 39.00 €      +25.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 € 7.00 €      -30.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.29 € 3.22 €      +40.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 € 33.27 €      -16.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.75 € 7.05 €      +4.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 € 28,000.00 €      +21.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,800.00 € 30,842.86 €      +29.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.54 € 262.36 €      +42.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.72 € 9.20 €      -27.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.10 € 26.95 €      +3.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.50 € 64.60 €      +72.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.75 € 31.91 €      +11.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 10.00 €      +25.0 %
Childcare
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 206.67 € 803.40 €      +288.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,400.00 € 13,172.09 €      +105.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.62 € 93.31 €      +53.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 € 36.04 €      +20.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.62 € 99.28 €      +34.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.00 € 143.88 €      +48.3 %
Rent Per Month
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 583.33 € 1,432.09 €      +145.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 387.50 € 951.34 €      +145.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 835.56 € 2,908.42 €      +248.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 700.00 € 1,879.14 €      +168.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 144.00 € 841.90 €      +484.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 88.26 € 446.03 €      +405.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Palermo Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,250.00 € 1,732.55 €      +38.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.68 4.39      -6.1 %
Last update: March 2024April 2024
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