Cost of Living in Banja Luka

Summary of cost of living in Banja Luka, Bosnia And Herzegovina:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 KM 10.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.50 KM 40.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.39 KM 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 KM 2.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 KM 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.59 KM 2.00-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 KM 2.50-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 KM 1.50-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.67 KM 6.44-9.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.78 KM 1.36-2.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 KM 0.91-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.50 KM 3.00-5.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.77 KM 2.90-12.70
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.73 KM 4.99-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.12 KM 7.26-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 KM 0.59-1.25
Banana (1 lb) 1.31 KM 1.04-1.59
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 KM 0.68-1.95
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 KM 0.91-1.97
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 KM 0.54-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.88 KM 0.54-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 KM 1.20-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.16 KM 0.90-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 KM 7.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.13 KM 0.80-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 KM 1.50-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.20 KM 6.00-6.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.30 KM 2.30-2.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 57.00 KM 50.00-65.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 KM 2.00-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.06 KM 2.41-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 KM 15.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 10.44 KM 9.50-12.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 45,000.00 KM 45,000.00-52,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,650.00 KM 40,000.00-50,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 303.94 KM 200.00-400.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 33.00 KM 33.00-33.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.11 KM 30.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.69 KM 40.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.88 KM 15.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 KM 5.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 318.18 KM 250.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,750.00 KM 3,500.00-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 152.27 KM 80.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.38 KM 30.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 146.82 KM 100.00-200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 192.22 KM 145.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 581.82 KM 500.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 426.67 KM 350.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 894.44 KM 750.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 655.56 KM 550.00-800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 390.19 KM 325.16-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 278.71 KM 232.26-325.16
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,225.57 KM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.68 4.50-5.00

Prices in Banja Luka

This city had 548 entries in the past 12 months by 61 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
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1 Comments so far
Milan on Aug 20, 2021:
Teachers in primary school get about 900-1000 BAM, teachers in secondary school get about 1200-1300 BAM so I assume that data is quite accurate. Generally speaking, teachers are underpaid comparing to other professions requiring degree.