Cost of Living Comparison Between Minsk and Moscow 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Moscow are 25.05% higher than in Minsk (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Moscow are 49.71% higher than in Minsk
Rent Prices in Moscow are 125.94% higher than in Minsk
Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 30.48% higher than in Minsk
Groceries Prices in Moscow are 13.79% higher than in Minsk
Local Purchasing Power in Moscow is 61.22% higher than in Minsk
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Restaurants
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 BYN
(603.70 руб)
26.50 BYN
(800.00 руб)
     +32.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 BYN
(2,414.79 руб)
99.39 BYN
(3,000.00 руб)
     +24.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.50 BYN
(347.13 руб)
11.60 BYN
(350.00 руб)
     +0.83 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 BYN
(90.55 руб)
8.28 BYN
(250.00 руб)
     +176.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.14 BYN
(155.23 руб)
8.28 BYN
(250.00 руб)
     +61.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 BYN
(124.99 руб)
6.42 BYN
(193.75 руб)
     +55.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 BYN
(53.57 руб)
2.16 BYN
(65.32 руб)
     +21.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.19 BYN
(35.84 руб)
1.48 BYN
(44.81 руб)
     +25.02 %
Markets
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.71 BYN
(202.46 руб)
9.66 BYN
(291.73 руб)
     +44.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 BYN
(37.64 руб)
1.44 BYN
(43.33 руб)
     +15.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 BYN
(36.67 руб)
1.47 BYN
(44.29 руб)
     +20.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.47 BYN
(104.74 руб)
3.60 BYN
(108.55 руб)
     +3.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.63 BYN
(200.19 руб)
10.13 BYN
(305.71 руб)
     +52.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.00 BYN
(120.84 руб)
4.74 BYN
(143.08 руб)
     +18.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.22 BYN
(248.21 руб)
9.24 BYN
(278.76 руб)
     +12.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.39 BYN
(41.83 руб)
1.59 BYN
(48.04 руб)
     +14.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.53 BYN
(46.13 руб)
1.11 BYN
(33.36 руб)
     -27.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.90 BYN
(57.33 руб)
1.73 BYN
(52.21 руб)
     -8.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 BYN
(67.56 руб)
2.88 BYN
(86.94 руб)
     +28.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 BYN
(25.96 руб)
0.76 BYN
(22.90 руб)
     -11.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.76 BYN
(23.05 руб)
0.60 BYN
(18.21 руб)
     -21.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.13 BYN
(94.47 руб)
3.11 BYN
(93.81 руб)
     -0.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.54 BYN
(46.61 руб)
1.44 BYN
(43.38 руб)
     -6.94 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 BYN
(452.77 руб)
19.88 BYN
(600.00 руб)
     +32.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 BYN
(74.94 руб)
2.17 BYN
(65.56 руб)
     -12.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 BYN
(143.47 руб)
4.32 BYN
(130.27 руб)
     -9.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.00 BYN
(120.74 руб)
5.96 BYN
(180.00 руб)
     +49.08 %
Transportation
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.80 BYN
(24.15 руб)
1.66 BYN
(50.00 руб)
     +107.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 BYN
(1,358.32 руб)
76.20 BYN
(2,300.00 руб)
     +69.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 BYN
(105.65 руб)
4.97 BYN
(150.00 руб)
     +41.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.82 BYN
(24.64 руб)
0.80 BYN
(24.14 руб)
     -2.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.60 BYN
(289.77 руб)
19.88 BYN
(600.00 руб)
     +107.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.67 BYN
(231.56 руб)
6.32 BYN
(190.77 руб)
     -17.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 49,780.00 BYN
(1,502,602.56 руб)
66,258.37 BYN
(2,000,000.00 руб)
     +33.10 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 57,966.91 BYN
(1,749,723.40 руб)
57,692.90 BYN
(1,741,452.24 руб)
     -0.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.52 BYN
(4,181.34 руб)
289.54 BYN
(8,739.75 руб)
     +109.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 BYN
(3.45 руб)
0.07 BYN
(2.09 руб)
     -39.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.03 BYN
(966.94 руб)
16.37 BYN
(494.04 руб)
     -48.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.06 BYN
(2,356.10 руб)
105.02 BYN
(3,169.96 руб)
     +34.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 47.41 BYN
(1,431.00 руб)
72.71 BYN
(2,194.59 руб)
     +53.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 BYN
(301.85 руб)
14.91 BYN
(450.00 руб)
     +49.08 %
Childcare
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,300.42 BYN
(39,252.94 руб)
1,392.32 BYN
(42,027.03 руб)
     +7.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,732.64 BYN
(625,812.01 руб)
26,944.03 BYN
(813,302.03 руб)
     +29.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 152.65 BYN
(4,607.60 руб)
226.99 BYN
(6,851.58 руб)
     +48.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 94.37 BYN
(2,848.48 руб)
117.07 BYN
(3,533.85 руб)
     +24.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 228.31 BYN
(6,891.60 руб)
220.47 BYN
(6,654.88 руб)
     -3.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 237.45 BYN
(7,167.46 руб)
287.50 BYN
(8,678.08 руб)
     +21.08 %
Rent Per Month
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,010.79 BYN
(30,510.66 руб)
2,262.69 BYN
(68,298.97 руб)
     +123.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 685.25 BYN
(20,684.28 руб)
1,313.72 BYN
(39,654.32 руб)
     +91.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,912.80 BYN
(57,737.61 руб)
4,875.75 BYN
(147,173.91 руб)
     +154.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,187.70 BYN
(35,850.45 руб)
2,513.02 BYN
(75,855.30 руб)
     +111.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 483.74 BYN
(14,601.70 руб)
1,473.89 BYN
(44,489.11 руб)
     +204.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 286.43 BYN
(8,645.98 руб)
728.83 BYN
(21,999.64 руб)
     +154.45 %
Salaries And Financing
Minsk Edit Moscow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,100.99 BYN
(33,233.22 руб)
2,657.38 BYN
(80,212.67 руб)
     +141.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.37 8.70      -49.92 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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