Cost of Living in Trieste

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1300
$3225
🛋️ Without rent
$655
$2124
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$645
$1101
🍽️ Food
$455
$1215
🚐 Transport
$59.8
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1628
😀 Quality of life
76
🏙️ Population
204K

The average cost of living in Trieste is $1300, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3186th out of 9294 in our global list, 10th out of 148 in Italy, and 1st out of 4 in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

The median after-tax salary is $1628, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 680th (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 22nd best city to live in Italy, and 1st most liveable city in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. With an estimated population of 204K, Trieste is the 15th largest city in Italy.

✈️ Closest airport 33 km Trieste-Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 15 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 580 University of Trieste
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Prices in Trieste

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.12
 Cappuccino
$1.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$549
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$494
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$922
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$897
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2026
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1649
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$83.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$91.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$572
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14088

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