Poland vs Spain - Cost of Living Comparison

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Poland Spain
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1122
$1373
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2538
$3095
🏠 One person rent
$665
$776
🏘️ Family rent
$1122
$1235
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$391
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.9
$85.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1341
$1877
💸 GDP per capita
$18688
$29675
😃 Human freedom index
7.69
8.03
❤️ Life expectancy
75.6
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
54
60
🌐 English speaking %
49.1%
22%
🎓 Higher education
84
91
😀 Quality of life
71
80
🏙️ Population
38.4M
47.4M

The average cost of living in Poland ($1122) is 18% less expensive than in Spain ($1373). Poland ranked 63rd vs 39th for Spain in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Poland compared to 1.4 months in Spain. Ranked 41st and 30th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Poland vs Spain

We calculate prices for Poland and Spain as a population-weighted mean of 79 and 153 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Poland Spain
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.4
$13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.1
$45.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.15
$9.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.21
$3.23
 Cappuccino
$3.05
$2.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$604
$811
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$477
$624
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1079
$1355
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$833
$1011
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$148
$81.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$227
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.2
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.95%
3.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3301
$3535
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2443
$2298
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.04
$1.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29
$35.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.86
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.64
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.14
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.89
$2.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.03
$7.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
$2.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.69
$5.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.55
$5.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.56
$9.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$3.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.62
$1.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.11
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.5
$42.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.71
$8.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.3
$68.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.96
$14.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.9
$74.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.4
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$325
$428
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6881
$8218

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Poland

City Cost of living Population
Warsaw
$1442
1.86M
Krakow
$1347
801K
Wroclaw
$1296
673K
Gdansk
$1301
486K
Lodz
$1070
671K
Poznan
$1140
547K
Szczecin
$1164
396K
Bydgoszcz
$1064
338K
Lublin
$1106
335K
Katowice
$1108
286K
Gdynia
$1279
245K
Bialystok
$940
294K
Torun
$971
198K
Kielce
$844
187K
Gliwice
$1007
174K
Radom
$896
202K
Czestochowa
$955
213K
Rzeszow
$943
196K
Sosnowiec
$1006
194K
Ruda Slaska
$1013
134K
Olsztyn
$990
170K
Zielona Gora
$883
140K
Bytom
$968
153K
Opole
$1009
127K
Bielsko-Biala
$1015
169K
Dabrowa Gornicza
$987
117K
Gorzow Wielkopolski
$842
120K
Chorzow
$962
104K
Zabrze
$932
158K
Grudziadz
$1029
90.9K

In Spain

City Cost of living Population
Madrid
$1682
3.28M
Barcelona
$1758
1.64M
Valencia
$1392
792K
Tenerife
$1649
932K
Malaga
$1438
579K
Seville
$1335
682K
Zaragoza
$1332
673K
Murcia
$1210
673K
Bilbao
$1498
344K
Palma de Mallorca
$1660
416K
Alicante
$1336
339K
Pamplona
$1310
203K
Gijon
$1194
268K
Valladolid
$1162
296K
Terrassa
$1397
224K
Las Palmas
$1145
379K
San Sebastian
$1528
188K
Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1378
254K
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1553
265K
Cordoba
$1057
320K
Sabadell
$1442
216K
Vigo
$1178
292K
Badalona
$1976
224K
Granada
$1174
229K
A Coruna
$1143
245K
Oviedo
$1123
186K
Jerez de la Frontera
$914
213K
Cartagena
$977
217K
Elche
$1147
236K
Santander
$1147
172K