Cost of Living Comparison Between Rome and Athens 

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Consumer Prices in Athens are 23.59% lower than in Rome (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Athens are 33.11% lower than in Rome
Rent Prices in Athens are 54.95% lower than in Rome
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 24.40% lower than in Rome
Groceries Prices in Athens are 30.65% lower than in Rome
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 16.38% lower than in Rome
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Restaurants
Rome Edit Athens Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 40.00 €      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.25 € 2.88 €      +130.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 € 1.74 €      -5.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 € 0.50 €      -52.17 %
Markets
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.73 € 4.50 €      -21.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 € 0.69 €      -54.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.80 €      -22.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 € 3.08 €      -17.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.15 € 3.73 €      -39.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.95 € 3.18 €      -19.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.22 € 4.34 €      -39.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.67 €      -26.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.66 €      -14.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.43 €      -53.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.65 €      -37.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.37 €      -39.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.35 €      -48.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.24 € 0.57 €      -53.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.72 € 0.85 €      +17.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 € 1.39 €      +11.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 € 2.09 €      +23.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.70 € 4.60 €      -19.30 %
Transportation
Rome Edit Athens Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.40 €      -6.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 € 30.00 €      -14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.40 €      -15.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.21 €      -37.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 € 11.92 €      -63.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.64 € 5.72 €      +1.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -16.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,033.33 € 18,997.60 €      -27.03 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.87 € 141.81 €      -20.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 € 0.35 €      +103.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.28 € 32.83 €      +8.41 %
Sports And Leisure
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.05 € 26.82 €      -54.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.02 € 18.72 €      -10.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 7.50 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 436.32 € 413.08 €      -5.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,961.54 € 7,330.00 €      -33.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rome Edit Athens Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.72 € 69.31 €      -18.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.70 € 28.15 €      -13.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.48 € 70.73 €      -15.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.95 € 86.29 €      -35.10 %
Rent Per Month
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 966.30 € 411.56 €      -57.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 674.81 € 365.78 €      -45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,981.48 € 734.42 €      -62.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,207.41 € 663.33 €      -45.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 633.79 € 156.03 €      -75.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 303.74 € 157.64 €      -48.10 %
Salaries And Financing
Rome Edit Athens Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,451.72 € 812.02 €      -44.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 4.29      +121.88 %
Last update: July 2021August 2021
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