Cost of Living in Skopje

Summary about cost of living in Skopje, North Macedonia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.07 € 2.44-6.51
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.52 € 13.02-32.54
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.25 € 2.93-4.31
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.63 € 0.98-1.95
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 € 1.30-2.44
Cappuccino (regular) 1.38 € 0.81-1.63
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.29 € 1.14-1.46
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.86 € 0.65-1.14
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.07 € 2.46-3.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.34-0.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.22-0.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.41 € 1.07-1.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.34 € 1.85-4.43
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.94 € 1.11-2.66
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.16 € 2.21-4.43
Apples (1 lb) 0.35 € 0.18-0.66
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.30-0.59
Oranges (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.30-0.74
Tomato (1 lb) 0.37 € 0.18-0.59
Potato (1 lb) 0.23 € 0.15-0.30
Onion (1 lb) 0.27 € 0.18-0.37
Lettuce (1 head) 0.41 € 0.24-0.57
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 € 0.33-0.49
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.07 € 1.95-6.51
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.75 € 0.65-0.98
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.02 € 0.73-1.46
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.44 € 1.95-2.44
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.57 € 0.57-0.73
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 24.00 € 19.52-26.03
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.73 € 0.65-0.81
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.69 € 0.52-1.57
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.88 € 4.88-6.51
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.96 € 3.63-4.31
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,157.76 € 16,270.39-19,849.88
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,436.57 € 17,897.43-24,405.59
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.89 € 81.35-195.24
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 € 0.04-0.16
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 17.67 € 11.39-32.54
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.41 € 13.02-30.05
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.54 € 4.88-16.27
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.07 € 4.07-5.69
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 179.70 € 97.62-244.06
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,084.11 € 1,464.34-9,762.23
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.51 € 19.52-105.76
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.03 € 13.02-60.11
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.52 € 48.81-81.35
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 74.42 € 48.81-113.89
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 246.67 € 195.24-341.68
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 170.44 € 130.16-244.06
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 423.68 € 325.41-650.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 275.84 € 244.06-390.49
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 118.42 € 105.81-139.60
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 83.41 € 74.45-102.37
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 412.62 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.17 3.90-7.00

Prices in Skopje

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Last update: June 2021
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4 Comments so far
Skopyan on Jun 04, 2021:
Disregard the Anonymous. Average net pay per month in 2020 was 540 euros. Pollution 15 years ago was worse,becose: 1.the petrohemical rafinery was working; 2.comunal heating was on petrol-not on n.gas as it is now; 3.damedge on the forest nier the sity is fare from "clear cut" of all forests... Almost all tap waters in the country are drinkable.
Anonymous on Jan 14, 2021:
You cannot depend upon prices given by others here because they just throw numbers out there. Numbeo depends upon accurate information and very little is given.I attended college in Skopje for two years. I finished college November 2019.Unless it's high levels of government nobody in government makes over 800e per month. The presidents monthly salary is 1,150 per month. I grew up in Skopje so the average monthly salary is 300e per month.North Macedonia is a very poor polluted country with inadequate waste controls.Skopje was a very clean area about 15 years ago. But the government allowed several companies to clear-cut the forests and another chemical company that promised strict controls of pollution to totally destroy the land just above Skopje. You cannot drink the water anywhere in North Macedonia and air quality is beyond horrible. There's some area's of North Macedonia people need to wear a respirator not kidding. The air in and around Skopje is filled with harmful chemicals that burns the nose throat and eyes.
Aa on Sep 15, 2020:
I don't know who was writing the costs but the average salary here is 400e of two family members working that's 800e. Something does not match quite well:)
Alberto on Aug 13, 2019:
I visited Skopje a couple of times already,the city is very safe and locals are friendly and speak decent english. Food Is surprisingly fresh and good and prices are well below the (North)italian average so I'd like to visit again!