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Cost of Living in Italy

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1295
$3193
🛋️ Without rent
$668
$2117
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$628
$1075
🍽️ Food
$425
$1132
🚐 Transport
$94.7
$263
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1599
💸 GDP per capita
$34483
🏙️ Population
60.3M

The cost of living in Italy is $1295, which is 1.76 times more expensive than the world average. Italy ranked 35th out of 197 countries by cost of living and the 22nd best country to live in.

The average salary after taxes in Italy is $1599, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months.

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To maintain the standard of living with a salary of $1000 in Rome, you will need $1077 a month in Milan - the cost of living in Milan is 1 times higher than in Rome.

Prices in Italy

We calculate prices for Italy as a population-weighted mean of 148 cities. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.93
☕ Cappuccino
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.27

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.18

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.66
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$632
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$461
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1164
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$818
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4256
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2341

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$95.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$88.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$479
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11486

Cities by population

States ranked from the most expensive to the cheapest ones

RankStateCost of living
1Lazio
$1555
2Lombardy
$1509
3Aosta Valley
$1413
4Tuscany
$1313
5Veneto
$1305
6Trentino-South Tyrol
$1296
7Emilia-Romagna
$1295
8Liguria
$1253
9Campania
$1200
10Basilicata
$1194
11Piedmont
$1183
12Marche
$1181
13Friuli-Venezia Giulia
$1172
14Sardinia
$1116
15Abruzzo
$1109
16Sicily
$1089
17Umbria
$1087
18Apulia
$1046
19Calabria
$1033
20Molise
$944