Cost of Living in Podgorica

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$664
$1591
🛋️ Without rent
$336
$1032
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$328
$560
🍽️ Food
$229
$608
🚐 Transport
$30.8
$82.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$604
😀 Quality of life
62
🏙️ Population
175K

The average cost of living in Podgorica is $664, which is in the top 26% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6918th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 9 in Montenegro.

The median after-tax salary is $604, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 4823rd (TOP 52%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Montenegro. With an estimated population of 175K, Podgorica is the 1st largest city in Montenegro.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase
😷 Air quality Moderate 22.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2063 University of Montenegro
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Prices in Podgorica

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$312
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$571
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$403
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$96.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1619
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1248
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.91
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.99
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$157
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6098

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