Cost of Living in Skopje

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$598
$1439
🛋️ Without rent
$323
$983
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$274
$455
🍽️ Food
$209
$547
🚐 Transport
$48.4
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$463
😀 Quality of life
62
🏙️ Population
527K

The average cost of living in Skopje is $598, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7459th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 10 in North Macedonia.

The median after-tax salary is $463, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 4697th (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in North Macedonia. With an estimated population of 527K, Skopje is the 1st largest city in North Macedonia.

✈️ Closest airport 16 km Skopje International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 27.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1707 Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje
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Prices in Skopje

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.81
 Cappuccino
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$73.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$113
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1565
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$241
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3757

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