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Cost of Living in Banja Luka | Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$635
$1507
🛋️ Without rent
$323
$968
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$312
$539
🍽️ Food
$215
$581
🚐 Transport
$38.5
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$480
🏙️ Population
199k

The average cost of living in Banja Luka is $635, which is in the top 29% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6578th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The median after-tax salary is $480, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 5825th (TOP 63%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With an estimated population of 199k, Banja Luka is the 2nd largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

✈️ Closest airport21 kmBanja Luka International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate35.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4459University of Banja Luka
Cost of living in Banja Luka infographic

Prices in Banja Luka

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
☕ Cappuccino
$0.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.33

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.92
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.48

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.04
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.05
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$234
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$475
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$317
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1550
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1143

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$162
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1484