Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Bishkek 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bishkek are 21.1% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bishkek are 29.2% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Bishkek are 44.6% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Bishkek are 37.6% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Bishkek are 14.9% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Bishkek is 61.4% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(850.07 сом)
529.37 руб
(500.00 сом)
     -41.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,600.00 руб
(3,400.29 сом)
1,958.66 руб
(1,850.00 сом)
     -45.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(425.04 сом)
515.60 руб
(487.00 сом)
     +14.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(283.36 сом)
105.87 руб
(100.00 сом)
     -64.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(283.36 сом)
179.98 руб
(170.00 сом)
     -40.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 235.63 руб
(222.56 сом)
188.56 руб
(178.10 сом)
     -20.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 98.62 руб
(93.15 сом)
59.14 руб
(55.86 сом)
     -40.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 54.25 руб
(51.24 сом)
28.15 руб
(26.59 сом)
     -48.1 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 326.26 руб
(308.16 сом)
298.86 руб
(282.28 сом)
     -8.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.20 руб
(50.25 сом)
38.46 руб
(36.33 сом)
     -27.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.38 руб
(54.20 сом)
65.30 руб
(61.68 сом)
     +13.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 159.28 руб
(150.44 сом)
156.51 руб
(147.83 сом)
     -1.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 381.04 руб
(359.90 сом)
366.29 руб
(345.97 сом)
     -3.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 195.92 руб
(185.05 сом)
212.26 руб
(200.49 сом)
     +8.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 390.19 руб
(368.54 сом)
288.35 руб
(272.35 сом)
     -26.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 56.89 руб
(53.73 сом)
39.20 руб
(37.02 сом)
     -31.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 61.70 руб
(58.28 сом)
73.66 руб
(69.58 сом)
     +19.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 71.86 руб
(67.87 сом)
78.86 руб
(74.48 сом)
     +9.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 137.30 руб
(129.69 сом)
74.70 руб
(70.55 сом)
     -45.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.60 руб
(16.62 сом)
20.11 руб
(18.99 сом)
     +14.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.46 руб
(17.44 сом)
20.21 руб
(19.09 сом)
     +9.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 107.06 руб
(101.12 сом)
34.94 руб
(33.00 сом)
     -67.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.76 руб
(51.72 сом)
38.37 руб
(36.24 сом)
     -29.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(566.71 сом)
529.37 руб
(500.00 сом)
     -11.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.32 руб
(73.98 сом)
87.93 руб
(83.06 сом)
     +12.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 164.98 руб
(155.83 сом)
151.52 руб
(143.12 сом)
     -8.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 230.00 руб
(217.24 сом)
127.05 руб
(120.00 сом)
     -44.8 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(56.67 сом)
15.88 руб
(15.00 сом)
     -73.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(2,578.55 сом)
741.11 руб
(700.00 сом)
     -72.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(188.90 сом)
116.46 руб
(110.00 сом)
     -41.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(60.80 сом)
38.34 руб
(36.21 сом)
     -40.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(510.04 сом)
317.62 руб
(300.00 сом)
     -41.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 211.83 руб
(200.08 сом)
263.39 руб
(248.78 сом)
     +24.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(2,833,573.97 сом)
3,599,694.28 руб
(3,400,000.00 сом)
     +20.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,007,692.31 руб
(2,840,839.54 сом)
2,750,060.55 руб
(2,597,500.00 сом)
     -8.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,697.38 руб
(10,103.94 сом)
2,671.42 руб
(2,523.22 сом)
     -75.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 551.77 руб
(521.16 сом)
778.17 руб
(735.00 сом)
     +41.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 536.50 руб
(506.73 сом)
1,133.73 руб
(1,070.83 сом)
     +111.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,951.75 руб
(2,788.00 сом)
3,811.39 руб
(3,599.95 сом)
     +29.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,341.58 руб
(2,211.68 сом)
1,588.10 руб
(1,500.00 сом)
     -32.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(472.26 сом)
370.56 руб
(350.00 сом)
     -25.9 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,816.09 руб
(41,385.38 сом)
18,224.59 руб
(17,213.58 сом)
     -58.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,056,106.46 руб
(997,518.59 сом)
545,830.69 руб
(515,550.54 сом)
     -48.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,297.87 руб
(7,837.55 сом)
3,158.56 руб
(2,983.33 сом)
     -61.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,009.49 руб
(3,787.06 сом)
3,298.36 руб
(3,115.38 сом)
     -17.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,614.29 руб
(9,080.93 сом)
7,896.39 руб
(7,458.33 сом)
     -17.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,437.45 руб
(8,913.90 сом)
7,640.53 руб
(7,216.67 сом)
     -19.0 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 78,378.38 руб
(74,030.31 сом)
43,501.80 руб
(41,088.52 сом)
     -44.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 47,354.05 руб
(44,727.07 сом)
31,523.21 руб
(29,774.45 сом)
     -33.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 163,218.18 руб
(154,163.60 сом)
79,914.49 руб
(75,481.20 сом)
     -51.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 88,097.08 руб
(83,209.87 сом)
54,038.50 руб
(51,040.70 сом)
     -38.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,150.36 руб
(43,590.16 сом)
9,494.52 руб
(8,967.81 сом)
     -79.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,287.64 руб
(24,829.32 сом)
6,683.69 руб
(6,312.91 сом)
     -74.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Bishkek Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 111,725.89 руб
(105,527.86 сом)
30,578.72 руб
(28,882.35 сом)
     -72.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.10 18.50      +31.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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