Cost of Living in Lodz

Summary of cost of living in Lodz, Poland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 38.00 zł 25.00-70.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 zł 119.11-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 zł 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 zł 5.00-16.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 zł 11.00-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 13.11 zł 6.00-16.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.41 zł 3.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.64 zł 2.00-8.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.46 zł 10.22-17.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.99 zł 2.72-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.02 zł 1.36-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.87 zł 7.20-14.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.33 zł 9.98-20.41
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.07 zł 6.35-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.87 zł 16.62-22.68
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 zł 1.36-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 2.79 zł 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 3.08 zł 1.81-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 4.20 zł 2.27-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 zł 0.77-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 2.49 zł 1.81-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 4.17 zł 3.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 zł 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 zł 20.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.88 zł 2.50-5.79
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.38 zł 4.00-8.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 19.35 zł 16.00-23.20
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 zł 4.40-4.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 zł 126.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 zł 7.00-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 zł 3.22-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 zł
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.96 zł 24.19-28.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 124,590.00 zł 120,000.00-124,590.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,225.00 zł 110,000.00-120,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,021.71 zł 772.73-1,322.22
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 30.67 zł 29.00-35.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.27 zł 50.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 140.00 zł 129.00-190.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.00 zł 50.00-60.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 zł 25.00-40.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,353.75 zł 1,000.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,466.67 zł 15,000.00-38,400.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 379.75 zł 150.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 185.83 zł 79.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 341.67 zł 219.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 397.42 zł 250.00-600.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,591.67 zł 2,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,943.33 zł 1,560.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,000.00 zł 4,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,833.33 zł 3,500.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 966.18 zł 836.12-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 733.93 zł 650.32-929.02
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,898.38 zł
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.19 5.70-9.00

Prices in Lodz

This city had 556 entries in the past 12 months by 86 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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3 Comments so far
Keith on Oct 24, 2022:
I thinking want live in In Poland when I retired within next year
Alex Dovbakh on Dec 26, 2021:
Q:if average monthly net salary is around 2,894.85 zł and the family of four estimated monthly costs are 7,292.76zł without rent .

Answer: you prioritize your spending to match your income. So you forget about non-vital spending ( car , restaurant, fitness etc.)
Anonymous on Sep 21, 2021:
I was wondering.... if average monthly net salary is around 2,894.85 zł and the family of four estimated monthly costs are 7,292.76zł without rent ... how can families survive????