Israel vs Poland - Cost of Living Comparison

Israel Poland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1748
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4126
$1866
🏠 One person rent
$942
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$1609
$783
🍽️ Food expenses
$555
$226
🚐 Transport expenses
$83.3
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2609
$899
💸 GDP per capita
$44178
$15742
😃 Human freedom index
7.66
7.96
❤️ Life expectancy
82.7
76.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
59
56
🌐 English speaking %
85%
37.1%
🎓 Higher education
92
83
😀 Quality of life
72
66
🏙️ Population
9.19M
38.4M

The average cost of living in Israel ($1748) is 115% more expensive than in Poland ($814). Israel ranked 17th vs 99th for Poland in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Israel compared to 1.1 months in Poland. Ranked 32nd and 42nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Israel vs Poland

We calculate prices for Israel and Poland as a population-weighted mean of 67 and 79 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.

Israel Poland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.2
$5.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$72.9
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$15.4
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.28
$2.14
 Cappuccino
$3.74
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.6
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$915
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$751
$333
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1621
$693
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1321
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$201
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.3
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.62%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7706
$2845
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6086
$2061
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.66
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.4
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
$6.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.02
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.19
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$0.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$2.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$5.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
$8.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.56
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.2
$5.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.65
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.6
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.5
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.28
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.33
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.2
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$5.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$112
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.3
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.5
$64.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$116
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$844
$239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8647
$5917

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Cities Comparison in Israel vs Poland

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Israel

City Cost of living Population
Jerusalem
$1871
919K
Tel Aviv
$2256
452K
Haifa
$1568
281K
Rishon LeZion
$1760
250K
Petah Tikva
$1861
236K
Netanya
$1764
217K
Beersheba
$1541
209K
Bnei Brak
$1671
194K
Ramat Gan
$2080
153K
Holon
$1770
189K
Ashkelon
$1599
134K
Rehovot
$1739
133K
Herzliya
$1712
94K
Beit Shemesh
$1585
114K
Bat Yam
$1873
129K
Kfar Saba
$1648
101K
Nazareth
$1372
83.4K
Hadera
$1548
91.7K
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1649
90K
Givatayim
$2015
59.5K
Ra'anana
$1646
74K
Ramat HaSharon
$1848
46.7K
Rahat
$1653
64.5K
Lod
$1500
75.7K
Nahariya
$1643
60K
Hod HaSharon
$2055
56.7K
Rosh HaAyin
$1641
56.3K
Kiryat Ata
$1341
55.5K
Umm al-Fahm
$1641
55.3K
Kiryat Gat
$1611
55K

In Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1046
1.79M
Krakow
$855
767K
Wroclaw
$902
639K
Lodz
$837
690K
Poznan
$873
534K
Gdansk
$950
464K
Szczecin
$864
404K
Bydgoszcz
$957
347K
Lublin
$818
340K
Katowice
$840
276K
Bialystok
$732
298K
Gdynia
$867
248K
Radom
$744
220K
Czestochowa
$717
223K
Torun
$660
201K
Gliwice
$754
178K
Sosnowiec
$709
200K
Rzeszow
$680
183K
Kielce
$615
192K
Rybnik
$738
141K
Bytom
$769
172K
Olsztyn
$637
174K
Tychy
$709
128K
Opole
$734
128K
Zabrze
$729
174K
Ruda Slaska
$723
139K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$713
123K
Zielona Gora
$707
141K
Bielsko-Biala
$725
173K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$709
123K