Poland vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

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Poland Turkey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1122
$742
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2538
$1851
🏠 One person rent
$665
$368
🏘️ Family rent
$1122
$679
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.9
$63.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1341
$601
💸 GDP per capita
$18688
$10675
😃 Human freedom index
7.69
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
75.6
76
👮 Corruption perceptions index
54
34
🌐 English speaking %
49.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
84
77
😀 Quality of life
71
52
🏙️ Population
38.4M
85.3M

The average cost of living in Poland ($1122) is 51% more expensive than in Turkey ($742). Poland ranked 63rd vs 125th for Turkey 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 0.8 months in Turkey. Ranked 41st and 79th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Poland vs Turkey

We calculate prices for Poland and Turkey as a population-weighted mean of 79 and 128 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 Turkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.4
$5.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.1
$23.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.15
$5.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.21
$2.4
 Cappuccino
$3.05
$2.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$1.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$604
$415
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$477
$294
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1079
$820
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$833
$556
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$148
$38.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$227
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.2
$10.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.95%
29.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3301
$1780
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2443
$1024
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.04
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29
$18.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.86
$5.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.64
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.14
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.89
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$7.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.03
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$0.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$0.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.69
$7.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.55
$1.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.56
$5.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$2.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.62
$1.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.11
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.5
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.71
$4.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.3
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.96
$5.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.9
$42.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.4
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$325
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6881
$6289

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Cities Comparison in Poland vs Turkey

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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 Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$1024
15.5M
Ankara
$817
5.5M
Izmir
$842
4.32M
Bursa
$807
2.9M
Kocaeli
$539
1.95M
Diyarbakir
$749
1.73M
Adana
$627
1.77M
Mersin
$965
1.81M
Antalya
$964
2.43M
Konya
$665
2.23M
Urfa
$693
1.99M
Balikesir
$689
1.25M
Kayseri
$417
1.39M
Gaziantep
$452
1.68M
Samsun
$579
1.34M
Aydin
$553
1.13M
Denizli
$501
1.03M
Trabzon
$577
817K
Eskisehir
$601
871K
Erzurum
$546
768K
Corum
$477
295K
Izmit
$632
363K
Antakya
$567
378K
Tarsus
$688
340K
Kahramanmaras
$614
444K
Elazig
$568
422K
Manisa
$642
357K
Gebze
$597
371K
Afyonkarahisar
$479
300K
Aksaray
$405
320K