Whether you're living in Czech Republic or planning to move there, it is very important to know the cost of living and the prices of things. Here we list the average spending for the three main population groups.

All-inclusive

49,000 CZK

average per month

12,000 CZK

Range

100,000 CZK

92,000 CZK

average per month

18,000 CZK

Range

150,000 CZK

150,000 CZK

average per month

43,000 CZK

Range

220,000 CZK

37,000 CZK

average per month

6,100 CZK

Range

79,000 CZK

The figures displayed here are inclusive of everything: housing, travel, groceries, healthcare, etc.

The average monthly expenses for a single person living in Czech Republic is 49,000 CZK. Expenses can range from 12,000 CZK at the minimum level to 100,000 CZK at the highest end.

The average monthly spending of couples in Czech Republic is 92,000 CZK. Expenditure can range from 18,000 CZK to 150,000 CZK per month.

The average cost of living for families in Czech Republic is 150,000 CZK per month. Families spend anywhere from 43,000 CZK to 220,000 CZK.

The average monthly expenditure for students in Czech Republic is 37,000 CZK. Students spend from 6,100 CZK to 79,000 CZK per month.

Spending behavior can change drastically from one person to another. It is best to consider the minimum, average, and maximum spending together.

of water

12 CZK

12 CZK

12 CZK

combo meal

120 CZK

87 CZK

200 CZK

meal for one

410 CZK

320 CZK

510 CZK

meal for one

1,000 CZK

680 CZK

1,200 CZK

Soft Drink

10 CZK

10 CZK

10 CZK

or latte

82 CZK

51 CZK

120 CZK

large bottle

61 CZK

51 CZK

68 CZK

bread

8.7 CZK

7.6 CZK

10 CZK

eggs

61 CZK

51 CZK

76 CZK

chicken

140 CZK

110 CZK

170 CZK

1 kg or 1 lb

160 CZK

140 CZK

200 CZK

1 kg or 1 lb

87 CZK

76 CZK

100 CZK

1 kg or 1 lb

41 CZK

34 CZK

51 CZK

1 kg or 1 lb

44 CZK

38 CZK

47 CZK

1 kg or 1 lb

42 CZK

37 CZK

47 CZK

taxi ride

61 CZK

51 CZK

120 CZK

full tank

410 CZK

310 CZK

820 CZK

1-day rental

410 CZK

310 CZK

610 CZK

price

310,000 CZK

150,000 CZK

410,000 CZK

one way

15 CZK

10 CZK

31 CZK

Service

610 CZK

410 CZK

1,200 CZK

and water bill

2,900 CZK

730 CZK

6,200 CZK

and water bill

3,700 CZK

920 CZK

7,300 CZK

and water bill

5,900 CZK

1,300 CZK

6,600 CZK

and cable

610 CZK

310 CZK

820 CZK

charges

410 CZK

240 CZK

1,200 CZK

ticket

200 CZK

150 CZK

310 CZK

membership

610 CZK

490 CZK

1,200 CZK

or pants

510 CZK

360 CZK

760 CZK

dress

470 CZK

340 CZK

1,500 CZK

shoes

440 CZK

320 CZK

1,000 CZK

shoes

340 CZK

280 CZK

680 CZK

suit

380 CZK

310 CZK

2,000 CZK

t-shirt

200 CZK

150 CZK

610 CZK

apartment

7,600 CZK

5,100 CZK

20,000 CZK

apartment

12,000 CZK

7,600 CZK

31,000 CZK

apartment

15,000 CZK

10,000 CZK

41,000 CZK

apartment

1,500,000 CZK

1,000,000 CZK

3,100,000 CZK

apartment

2,000,000 CZK

1,200,000 CZK

7,600,000 CZK

apartment

6,100,000 CZK

2,000,000 CZK

12,000,000 CZK

Bed

7,600 CZK

6,100 CZK

10,000 CZK

Bed

6,100 CZK

4,100 CZK

7,600 CZK

Bed

4,700 CZK

3,600 CZK

6,100 CZK

Room

8,700 CZK

6,800 CZK

31,000 CZK

Table

4,100 CZK

3,100 CZK

7,600 CZK

or Couch

5,600 CZK

4,100 CZK

12,000 CZK

Set

6,100 CZK

4,100 CZK

12,000 CZK

or Freezer

5,600 CZK

3,600 CZK

7,600 CZK

Machine

6,800 CZK

4,700 CZK

12,000 CZK

or Cooker

5,600 CZK

4,400 CZK

7,600 CZK

Phone

6,100 CZK

5,100 CZK

8,700 CZK

or Computer

6,800 CZK

5,600 CZK

12,000 CZK

The percentage figures in this section are percentages of total spending not income. If you would like to see the percentage of expenses as related to income or salary, see additional sections below.

SingleSpending habits, consumption analysis, and expenditure patterns for a single person living in Czech Republic

36% of total expenses on average (27% to 42%)

LOW | 4,400 CZK |

AVERAGE | 18,000 CZK |

HIGH | 37,000 CZK |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 730 CZK |

AVERAGE | 2,900 CZK |

HIGH | 6,200 CZK |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (3% to 11%)

LOW | 980 CZK |

AVERAGE | 3,900 CZK |

HIGH | 8,300 CZK |

Per Month |

16% of total expenses on average (9% to 22%)

LOW | 2,000 CZK |

AVERAGE | 7,800 CZK |

HIGH | 17,000 CZK |

Per Month |

9% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 1,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 4,400 CZK |

HIGH | 9,400 CZK |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 610 CZK |

AVERAGE | 2,400 CZK |

HIGH | 5,200 CZK |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 240 CZK |

AVERAGE | 980 CZK |

HIGH | 2,100 CZK |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (15% to 21%)

LOW | 2,200 CZK |

AVERAGE | 8,800 CZK |

HIGH | 19,000 CZK |

Per Month |

CoupleAverage monthly living expenditure breaks and spending patterns for couples in Czech Republic

33% of total expenses on average (30% to 43%)

LOW | 6,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 30,000 CZK |

HIGH | 48,000 CZK |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 8%)

LOW | 920 CZK |

AVERAGE | 3,700 CZK |

HIGH | 7,300 CZK |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (7% to 15%)

LOW | 2,200 CZK |

AVERAGE | 11,000 CZK |

HIGH | 18,000 CZK |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (7% to 19%)

LOW | 2,600 CZK |

AVERAGE | 13,000 CZK |

HIGH | 21,000 CZK |

Per Month |

11% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 2,000 CZK |

AVERAGE | 10,000 CZK |

HIGH | 16,000 CZK |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 10%)

LOW | 1,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 5,500 CZK |

HIGH | 8,800 CZK |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 370 CZK |

AVERAGE | 1,800 CZK |

HIGH | 2,900 CZK |

Per Month |

17% of total expenses on average (14% to 20%)

LOW | 3,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 16,000 CZK |

HIGH | 25,000 CZK |

Per Month |

FamilyAverage monthly expenses and break out of spending for families living in Czech Republic

32% of total expenses on average (27% to 38%)

LOW | 14,000 CZK |

AVERAGE | 47,000 CZK |

HIGH | 70,000 CZK |

Per Month |

3% of total expenses on average (2% to 7%)

LOW | 1,300 CZK |

AVERAGE | 5,900 CZK |

HIGH | 6,600 CZK |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (5% to 10%)

LOW | 3,400 CZK |

AVERAGE | 12,000 CZK |

HIGH | 18,000 CZK |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (12% to 23%)

LOW | 7,700 CZK |

AVERAGE | 26,000 CZK |

HIGH | 40,000 CZK |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (6% to 12%)

LOW | 3,400 CZK |

AVERAGE | 12,000 CZK |

HIGH | 18,000 CZK |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 2,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 7,300 CZK |

HIGH | 11,000 CZK |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (11% to 18%)

LOW | 6,000 CZK |

AVERAGE | 21,000 CZK |

HIGH | 31,000 CZK |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (8% to 15%)

LOW | 5,100 CZK |

AVERAGE | 18,000 CZK |

HIGH | 26,000 CZK |

Per Month |

StudentCost of living and expense breaks for students in Czech Republic

24% of total expenses on average (18% to 31%)

LOW | 1,500 CZK |

AVERAGE | 8,800 CZK |

HIGH | 19,000 CZK |

Per Month |

4% of total expenses on average (3% to 7%)

LOW | 240 CZK |

AVERAGE | 1,500 CZK |

HIGH | 3,200 CZK |

Per Month |

7% of total expenses on average (5% to 9%)

LOW | 430 CZK |

AVERAGE | 2,600 CZK |

HIGH | 5,600 CZK |

Per Month |

20% of total expenses on average (16% to 24%)

LOW | 1,200 CZK |

AVERAGE | 7,300 CZK |

HIGH | 16,000 CZK |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 9%)

LOW | 370 CZK |

AVERAGE | 2,200 CZK |

HIGH | 4,800 CZK |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 310 CZK |

AVERAGE | 1,800 CZK |

HIGH | 4,000 CZK |

Per Month |

19% of total expenses on average (17% to 24%)

LOW | 1,200 CZK |

AVERAGE | 7,000 CZK |

HIGH | 15,000 CZK |

Per Month |

15% of total expenses on average (12% to 17%)

LOW | 920 CZK |

AVERAGE | 5,500 CZK |

HIGH | 12,000 CZK |

Per Month |

This section breaks down and compares expenses for all population groups: singles, couples, students, and families. If you want to see details for a specific group, please see the previous section. We asked thousands of people about their spending habits and expenditure breaks. Below are the results.

People living in Czech Republic typically spend from 26% to 39% of their total monthly expenditure on housing with 31% being the average. The average spend on housing is 26,000 CZK with expenditure ranging from 6,400 CZK and 44,000 CZK. This cost mainly goes for rent but it also includes other accommodation-related expenses. Housing costs are highest for families and lowest for students as expected.

On average, utility expenditure like electricity, water, and gas in Czech Republic ranges from 2% to 8% of total expenses with 5% being the the average. The average monthly cost of utilities is 3,500 CZK with 790 CZK and 5,800 CZK being the upper and lower limits.

Fuel consumption and cost of transport depend heavily on whether you live near your work or school, but roughly speaking you would expect to spend from 1,800 CZK to 12,000 CZK on commuting with 7,300 CZK being the norm for most people in one month. This means that money spent on transport constitutes about 9% of total spending on average but can go as low as 5% or as high as 11%.

The average outlay on groceries in a month in Czech Republic is 14,000 CZK. The cost of groceries can range between 3,400 CZK to 23,000 CZK. People spend on average about 17% on food and groceries with upper and lower bounds of 11% and 17% respectively.

People in Czech Republic allocate 5% to 12% of their total monthly expenditure to healthcare including health insurance and out-of-pocket medical expenses. The average spending is around 9%. The range of medical expenses range from 1,700 CZK to 12,000 CZK with 7,100 CZK being the norm.

This category mostly contains discretionary or non-essential expenses but also some non-discretionary spending like furniture for example. The monthly expenses range from 1,000 CZK to 7,200 CZK with 4,300 CZK being the average. Speaking of percentages, that equates to 2% to 9% of total expenses with an average of 5% for most residents.

Spending on education can vary drastically between different people. While working singles can spend 0% on education, families and students' expenditure can reach up to 22%. On average, education constitutes 9% of the monthly expenditure with 8% and 13% being the lower and upper bounds respectively. The average reported education cost is 7,600 CZK per month with 1,900 CZK being the minimum spent amount and 13,000 CZK being the maximum.