Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Dushanbe 

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Cost of Living in Dushanbe is 26.9% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Dushanbe is 39.8% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Dushanbe are 64.5% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Dushanbe are 43.2% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Dushanbe are 11.9% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Dushanbe is 78.9% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(107.47 SM)
460.57 руб
(55.00 SM)
     -48.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 руб
(477.67 SM)
1,356.24 руб
(161.96 SM)
     -66.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(53.74 SM)
825.57 руб
(98.59 SM)
     +83.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(35.82 SM)
100.49 руб
(12.00 SM)
     -66.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(35.82 SM)
167.48 руб
(20.00 SM)
     -44.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 239.83 руб
(28.64 SM)
205.16 руб
(24.50 SM)
     -14.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 100.44 руб
(11.99 SM)
52.64 руб
(6.29 SM)
     -47.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 54.26 руб
(6.48 SM)
23.71 руб
(2.83 SM)
     -56.3 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 330.97 руб
(39.52 SM)
271.71 руб
(32.45 SM)
     -17.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.21 руб
(6.24 SM)
48.31 руб
(5.77 SM)
     -7.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.47 руб
(6.86 SM)
67.29 руб
(8.04 SM)
     +17.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 159.12 руб
(19.00 SM)
150.73 руб
(18.00 SM)
     -5.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 391.44 руб
(46.74 SM)
347.92 руб
(41.55 SM)
     -11.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 198.13 руб
(23.66 SM)
163.87 руб
(19.57 SM)
     -17.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 397.21 руб
(47.43 SM)
275.66 руб
(32.92 SM)
     -30.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 58.24 руб
(6.96 SM)
47.29 руб
(5.65 SM)
     -18.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 62.92 руб
(7.51 SM)
102.23 руб
(12.21 SM)
     +62.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 72.50 руб
(8.66 SM)
98.14 руб
(11.72 SM)
     +35.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 143.12 руб
(17.09 SM)
44.93 руб
(5.37 SM)
     -68.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.38 руб
(2.08 SM)
26.33 руб
(3.14 SM)
     +51.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.60 руб
(2.22 SM)
18.33 руб
(2.19 SM)
     -1.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 109.21 руб
(13.04 SM)
69.09 руб
(8.25 SM)
     -36.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.60 руб
(6.64 SM)
49.53 руб
(5.91 SM)
     -10.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(71.65 SM)
669.92 руб
(80.00 SM)
     +11.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.10 руб
(9.33 SM)
122.82 руб
(14.67 SM)
     +57.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 161.76 руб
(19.32 SM)
186.32 руб
(22.25 SM)
     +15.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 230.00 руб
(27.47 SM)
209.35 руб
(25.00 SM)
     -9.0 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(7.16 SM)
20.94 руб
(2.50 SM)
     -65.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(326.01 SM)
418.70 руб
(50.00 SM)
     -84.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(23.88 SM)
83.74 руб
(10.00 SM)
     -58.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(7.69 SM)
40.43 руб
(4.83 SM)
     -37.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 570.00 руб
(68.07 SM)
502.44 руб
(60.00 SM)
     -11.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 211.99 руб
(25.31 SM)
300.60 руб
(35.90 SM)
     +41.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(358,249.40 SM)
1,800,421.69 руб
(215,000.00 SM)
     -40.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,011,904.76 руб
(359,671.03 SM)
1,842,291.97 руб
(220,000.00 SM)
     -38.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,852.17 руб
(1,295.93 SM)
5,891.50 руб
(703.54 SM)
     -45.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 548.05 руб
(65.45 SM)
1,256.11 руб
(150.00 SM)
     +129.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 549.02 руб
(65.56 SM)
2,143.76 руб
(256.00 SM)
     +290.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,047.24 руб
(363.89 SM)
3,054.41 руб
(364.75 SM)
     +0.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,435.38 руб
(290.83 SM)
648.99 руб
(77.50 SM)
     -73.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(59.71 SM)
418.70 руб
(50.00 SM)
     -16.3 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 44,264.10 руб
(5,285.86 SM)
8,653.19 руб
(1,033.33 SM)
     -80.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,037,862.20 руб
(123,937.84 SM)
1,222,611.94 руб
(146,000.00 SM)
     +17.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,921.77 руб
(1,065.41 SM)
2,721.57 руб
(325.00 SM)
     -69.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,263.82 руб
(509.17 SM)
3,232.38 руб
(386.00 SM)
     -24.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,820.96 руб
(1,292.20 SM)
6,866.72 руб
(820.00 SM)
     -36.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,431.20 руб
(1,245.66 SM)
4,815.08 руб
(575.00 SM)
     -53.8 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 80,588.24 руб
(9,623.56 SM)
35,026.28 руб
(4,182.71 SM)
     -56.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 48,843.99 руб
(5,832.78 SM)
17,920.03 руб
(2,139.95 SM)
     -63.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 166,940.00 руб
(19,935.39 SM)
52,273.39 руб
(6,242.30 SM)
     -68.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 89,258.00 руб
(10,658.87 SM)
31,701.78 руб
(3,785.71 SM)
     -64.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 49,964.56 руб
(5,966.59 SM)
7,242.26 руб
(864.85 SM)
     -85.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 27,309.81 руб
(3,261.24 SM)
4,252.53 руб
(507.82 SM)
     -84.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Dushanbe Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 109,904.14 руб
(13,124.36 SM)
13,984.07 руб
(1,669.93 SM)
     -87.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.74 20.00      +35.6 %
Last update: May 2024April 2024
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