Cyprus vs Greece - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cyprus Greece
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1512
$1142
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3537
$2783
🏠 One person rent
$881
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$1619
$980
🍽️ Food expenses
$430
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$74.3
$65.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1671
$1041
💸 GDP per capita
$32048
$20867
😃 Human freedom index
8.15
7.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
80.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
53
49
🌐 English speaking %
72.7%
51%
🎓 Higher education
74
87
😀 Quality of life
78
69
🏙️ Population
1.14M
10.4M

The average cost of living in Cyprus ($1512) is 32% more expensive than in Greece ($1142). Cyprus ranked 32nd vs 59th for Greece in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Cyprus compared to 0.9 months in Greece. Ranked 34th and 45th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cyprus vs Greece

We calculate prices for Cyprus and Greece as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 50 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Cyprus Greece
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57.9
$49.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.74
$9.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.7
$4.43
 Cappuccino
$3.69
$3.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.82
$1.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$877
$434
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$686
$368
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1637
$880
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1336
$717
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$132
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$203
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$30.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.56%
4.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3006
$3051
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2335
$2423
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.9
$1.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.6
$37.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.8
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54
$2.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.86
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.75
$4.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.77
$9.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.78
$1.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.06
$7.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
$1.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.03
$5.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.74
$6.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$4.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.19
$2.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.54
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$62.1
$42.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.4
$8.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.7
$45.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.9
$10.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$92.2
$79.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.7
$81.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$356
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7121
$7113

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In Cyprus

City Cost of living Population
Nicosia
$1280
330K
Limassol
$2065
235K
Larnaca
$1427
59.2K
Paphos
$1371
36K
Kyrenia
$1077
33.2K
Aradippou
$1183
19.2K
Famagusta
$1195
40.9K
Paralimni
$987
15K
Ypsonas
$1749
11.1K
Dali
$1091
10.5K

In Greece

City Cost of living Population
Crete
$1142
623K
Athens
$1283
664K
Thessaloniki
$1160
315K
Piraeus
$1092
164K
Patras
$1042
167K
Heraklion
$1076
141K
Larissa
$1061
145K
Peristeri
$1177
140K
Glyfada
$1471
87.3K
Kallithea
$1233
101K
Nikaia
$1131
89.4K
Kifissia
$1464
47.3K
Volos
$1089
86K
Nea Ionia
$1242
67.1K
Nea Smyrni
$1230
73.1K
Ioannina
$1099
65.6K
Komotini
$1004
51K
Lamia
$877
52K
Palaio Faliro
$1330
64K
Trikala
$939
61.7K
Xanthi
$1026
56.1K
Chania
$1168
53.9K
Serres
$1016
58.3K
Alexandroupoli
$907
57.8K
Rhodes
$1056
49.5K
Kalamata
$1051
53K
Chalcis
$1133
59.1K
Katerini
$1044
56K
Agrinio
$931
46.9K
Kozani
$980
41.1K