Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Athens 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Athens are 56.6% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Athens are 29.7% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Athens are 21.3% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 61.6% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Athens are 64.6% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 29.2% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Athens Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(8.00 €)
1,500.81 руб
(15.00 €)
     +87.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,900.00 руб
(38.98 €)
5,002.69 руб
(50.00 €)
     +28.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(4.00 €)
900.48 руб
(9.00 €)
     +125.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(3.00 €)
500.27 руб
(5.00 €)
     +66.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(3.00 €)
500.27 руб
(5.00 €)
     +66.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 231.19 руб
(2.31 €)
337.85 руб
(3.38 €)
     +46.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.60 руб
(0.93 €)
199.59 руб
(1.99 €)
     +115.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 руб
(0.53 €)
50.03 руб
(0.50 €)
     -5.2 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 323.49 руб
(3.23 €)
593.41 руб
(5.93 €)
     +83.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.72 руб
(0.51 €)
111.68 руб
(1.12 €)
     +120.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.90 руб
(0.55 €)
111.23 руб
(1.11 €)
     +102.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 145.94 руб
(1.46 €)
405.96 руб
(4.06 €)
     +178.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 378.44 руб
(3.78 €)
586.95 руб
(5.87 €)
     +55.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 184.32 руб
(1.84 €)
454.10 руб
(4.54 €)
     +146.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 358.04 руб
(3.58 €)
579.31 руб
(5.79 €)
     +61.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 53.82 руб
(0.54 €)
78.97 руб
(0.79 €)
     +46.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 55.53 руб
(0.56 €)
80.37 руб
(0.80 €)
     +44.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 72.93 руб
(0.73 €)
55.99 руб
(0.56 €)
     -23.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 108.56 руб
(1.08 €)
89.56 руб
(0.90 €)
     -17.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.32 руб
(0.19 €)
52.08 руб
(0.52 €)
     +169.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.46 руб
(0.19 €)
55.47 руб
(0.55 €)
     +185.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 102.15 руб
(1.02 €)
90.62 руб
(0.91 €)
     -11.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.59 руб
(0.53 €)
80.20 руб
(0.80 €)
     +52.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(6.00 €)
800.43 руб
(8.00 €)
     +33.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 73.84 руб
(0.74 €)
162.20 руб
(1.62 €)
     +119.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 160.78 руб
(1.61 €)
214.32 руб
(2.14 €)
     +33.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 руб
(2.20 €)
470.25 руб
(4.70 €)
     +113.8 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 56.00 руб
(0.56 €)
120.06 руб
(1.20 €)
     +114.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(27.29 €)
3,001.61 руб
(30.00 €)
     +9.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(2.00 €)
400.21 руб
(4.00 €)
     +100.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 руб
(0.72 €)
144.92 руб
(1.45 €)
     +100.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(5.40 €)
1,500.81 руб
(15.00 €)
     +177.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 209.73 руб
(2.10 €)
714.55 руб
(7.14 €)
     +240.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(29,983.89 €)
2,501,343.38 руб
(25,000.00 €)
     -16.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,927,720.32 руб
(29,261.48 €)
2,423,280.77 руб
(24,219.79 €)
     -17.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,150.49 руб
(101.45 €)
20,556.56 руб
(205.46 €)
     +102.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 573.31 руб
(5.73 €)
2,552.39 руб
(25.51 €)
     +345.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 524.78 руб
(5.25 €)
2,983.06 руб
(29.81 €)
     +468.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,124.07 руб
(31.22 €)
4,289.87 руб
(42.88 €)
     +37.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,361.11 руб
(23.60 €)
2,422.51 руб
(24.21 €)
     +2.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(5.00 €)
900.48 руб
(9.00 €)
     +80.1 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,002.49 руб
(419.80 €)
44,318.67 руб
(442.95 €)
     +5.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 991,790.58 руб
(9,912.58 €)
954,924.62 руб
(9,544.12 €)
     -3.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,923.25 руб
(79.19 €)
7,937.60 руб
(79.33 €)
     +0.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,845.83 руб
(38.44 €)
3,191.98 руб
(31.90 €)
     -17.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,276.79 руб
(102.71 €)
9,032.63 руб
(90.28 €)
     -12.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,574.47 руб
(95.69 €)
10,110.84 руб
(101.05 €)
     +5.6 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,246.75 руб
(742.07 €)
55,220.13 руб
(551.90 €)
     -25.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,398.77 руб
(443.75 €)
47,478.62 руб
(474.53 €)
     +6.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 163,750.00 руб
(1,636.62 €)
99,087.70 руб
(990.34 €)
     -39.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 86,226.42 руб
(861.80 €)
88,262.92 руб
(882.16 €)
     +2.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,057.00 руб
(460.32 €)
26,709.43 руб
(266.95 €)
     -42.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,061.75 руб
(260.48 €)
26,479.54 руб
(264.65 €)
     +1.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Athens Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 106,624.05 руб
(1,065.67 €)
97,927.22 руб
(978.75 €)
     -8.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.38 4.56      -63.2 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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