Cost of Living in Italy

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 40.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.49 € 1.00-2.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 € 1.37-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.08 € 0.78-1.77
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.60 € 3.03-6.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.54 € 0.82-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 € 1.50-4.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.72 € 3.40-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 € 2.22-5.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.91 € 3.63-10.89
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.86 € 0.45-1.59
Tomato (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.45-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.32-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.40-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 € 0.50-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 € 0.20-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 € 3.25-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.42 € 0.90-2.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 € 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.90 € 5.40-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.00-2.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 € 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.30-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 € 1.61-3.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.70 € 20.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.40 € 6.44-8.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 € 22,000.00-27,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,487.11 € 23,000.00-28,150.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.00 € 100.00-319.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.05-0.23
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.04 € 25.00-35.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.50 € 25.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.35 € 13.00-26.44
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.00 € 7.50-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 457.07 € 250.00-752.94
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,956.61 € 4,500.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.90 € 40.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.19 € 15.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.02 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.15 € 60.00-185.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 653.54 € 450.00-1,297.29
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 507.07 € 350.00-864.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,241.83 € 800.00-2,634.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 879.78 € 600.00-1,683.81
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 343.72 € 176.51-830.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 208.28 € 117.61-419.77
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,547.33 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 1.10-3.00

Prices in Italy

This country had 19474 entries in the past 12 months by 1973 different contributors.
Last update: February 2023
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in Italy

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Milan 75.2 41.2 58.9 61.9 83.5 57.3
Florence 68.9 26.5 48.6 62.5 67.1 56.8
Bologna 68.8 25.3 48.0 56.0 72.2 65.8
Trento 68.2 23.0 46.6 58.6 69.2 66.1
Rome 67.5 32.9 50.9 58.3 69.3 59.8
Parma 67.5 17.3 43.5 55.5 69.2 68.5
Bergamo 67.4 22.3 45.8 56.1 63.9 73.8
Genoa 67.2 17.7 43.5 61.6 64.6 60.5
Trieste 66.5 18.5 43.5 57.2 64.3 69.9
Brescia 66.0 23.6 45.7 57.4 65.4 61.3
Padova 65.1 21.5 44.2 52.1 64.0 63.9
Bari 64.1 20.0 43.0 54.4 57.7 68.5
Verona 63.4 22.6 43.9 55.3 61.2 67.4
Cagliari 63.3 18.2 41.7 54.3 63.0 65.2
Turin 62.7 19.1 41.8 55.2 60.9 71.2
Naples 59.0 18.4 39.6 48.1 59.2 68.1
Palermo 57.2 14.8 36.9 46.4 50.7 67.3
Catania 54.2 14.2 35.0 44.1 52.0 57.6
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