Cost of Living in Palermo

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$984
$2420
🛋️ Without rent
$552
$1726
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$432
$695
🍽️ Food
$331
$884
🚐 Transport
$95.7
$262
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1308
😀 Quality of life
76
🏙️ Population
668K

The average cost of living in Palermo is $984, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5416th out of 9294 in our global list, 126th out of 148 in Italy, and 5th out of 10 in Sicily.

The median after-tax salary is $1308, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 594th (TOP 6%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 20th best city to live in Italy, and 1st most liveable city in Sicily. With an estimated population of 668K, Palermo is the 5th largest city in Italy.

✈️ Closest airport 4 km Palermo-Boccadifalco Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 510 University of Palermo
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Prices in Palermo

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4
 Cappuccino
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$443
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$718
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$80.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8480

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