Estonia vs North Macedonia - Cost of Living Comparison

Estonia North Macedonia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1019
$512
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2404
$1217
🏠 One person rent
$533
$236
🏘️ Family rent
$897
$390
🍽️ Food expenses
$324
$183
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.5
$33.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1277
$417
💸 GDP per capita
$23054
$5917
😃 Human freedom index
8.91
7.75
❤️ Life expectancy
78.3
75.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
39
🌐 English speaking %
50.2%
5%
🎓 Higher education
84
62
😀 Quality of life
75
55
🏙️ Population
1.33M
1.84M

The average cost of living in Estonia ($1019) is 99% more expensive than in North Macedonia ($512). Estonia ranked 59th vs 173rd for North Macedonia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Estonia compared to 0.8 months in North Macedonia. Ranked 22nd and 69th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Estonia vs North Macedonia

We calculate prices for Estonia and North Macedonia as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 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.

Estonia North Macedonia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.26
$4.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.9
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$3.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.33
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$1.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.7
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$452
$197
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$339
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$839
$343
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$601
$247
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$69.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$226
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
$16.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.25%
4.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2865
$1218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2032
$923
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.37
$0.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.3
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.93
$5.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$5.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.91
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$8.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$0.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.14
$3.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.41
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.9
$2.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.49
$2.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.39
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$0.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.18
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$42.1
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.14
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.8
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.8
$2.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.3
$48.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.8
$69.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$249
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8321
$2596

Cities Comparison in Estonia vs North Macedonia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Estonia

City Cost of living Population
Tallinn
$1145
438K
Tartu
$891
91.4K
Narva
$743
53.4K
Kohtla-Jarve
$842
33.5K
Parnu
$863
39.6K
Viljandi
$703
16.9K
Maardu
$861
15.3K
Rakvere
$837
15K
Sillamae
$783
12.2K
Kuressaare
$773
13.1K

In North Macedonia

City Cost of living Population
Skopje
$598
527K
Tetovo
$478
142K
Bitola
$436
74.6K
Kumanovo
$481
70.8K
Ohrid
$400
55.7K
Strumica
$408
45.1K
Prilep
$388
66.2K
Veles
$401
43.7K
Stip
$412
43.7K
Kavadarci
$401
38.7K