Cost of Living in Limassol

Summary about cost of living in Limassol, Cyprus:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 8.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 € 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 6.00-7.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 € 2.00-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 € 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.70 € 0.50-1.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.64 € 3.79-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 € 0.68-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.45-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.96 € 1.80-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.73 € 3.54-7.26
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.30 € 2.04-4.51
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 € 1.81-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.14 € 0.68-1.59
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.54-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.45-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 1.30 € 0.45-1.76
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.23-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.23-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.57 € 0.33-1.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 € 0.30-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 4.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 € 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 1.00-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 4.50-5.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.50-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 40.00-45.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 5.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 1.17-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 € 14.78-45.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 4.96-7.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 17,500.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,833.33 € 18,000.00-22,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.02 € 120.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 € 0.04-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.54 € 25.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.21 € 50.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.57 € 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 8.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 387.78 € 350.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,013.33 € 4,200.00-8,700.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.67 € 25.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.54 € 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.33 € 50.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.00 € 80.00-180.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.52 € 750.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 777.78 € 600.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,963.79 € 1,400.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,550.00 € 1,000.00-2,300.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 278.71 € 185.80-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 180.58 € 139.35-276.38
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,600.00 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.63 2.20-4.00

Prices in Limassol

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Last update: July 2022
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5 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jun 05, 2022:
Prices are becoming very high and things more and more expensive. Rent is a killer. One bedroom old apartment of 20 years old at least 800 euros... new ones 1500+
Anonymous on Jan 26, 2021:
My electric bill averages 200 euro monthly.It averaged 100 euro in Munich monthly. We understood things would be more expensive since Cyprus is an island. But Cyprus has an elaborate hydro electric system that does make electric much less expensive but the government doesn't charge any less.
Jimmy on Feb 09, 2020:
Very expensive to live in Cyprus nowadays based in Limassol , salaries are low compared to the cost of living and taxes are high as a home owner, electricity is one of the highest in the EU and u will love your AC in the summer,, taxes include sewage, local authority fees and municipality taxes. Salary taxes include NHS, Social insurance, and income tax. Private Health insurance is pretty much a scam I have been with 4 different insurance companies for my family and they always give you problems with claims. If you looking for work in Limassol it’s mostly Forex companies and although Cyprus has good employee protection virtually none of them follow the rules and have a reputation of shady business practices and money laundering and poor employee treatment. If you are looking for island life with the same climate and better job opportunities Malta seems like the place to go.
Nikolas on Jan 07, 2019:
Nowadays is very expensive to live in Limassol, u have to find job in Paphos or larnaka. The rent for 2 people is almost high as one basic wage. (800-1200 Euros)
Does not worth to come here except if you love the sun.
JR on Nov 20, 2018:
Can anyone guide me,what would be good salary rate for two person including rent?we are newly married couple.Kindly suggest asap.