Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Kiev (Kyiv) 

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Cost of Living in Kiev (Kyiv) is 20.6% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Kiev (Kyiv) is 28.5% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Kiev (Kyiv) are 43.7% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Kiev (Kyiv) are 28.7% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Kiev (Kyiv) are 17.5% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Kiev (Kyiv) is 40.6% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.20 €
(900.00 руб)
6.96 €
(300.00 ₴)
     -24.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.87 €
(4,000.00 руб)
27.83 €
(1,200.00 ₴)
     -31.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.60 €
(450.00 руб)
5.80 €
(250.00 ₴)
     +26.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.07 €
(300.00 руб)
1.16 €
(50.00 ₴)
     -62.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 €
(300.00 руб)
1.62 €
(70.00 ₴)
     -47.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.45 €
(239.83 руб)
1.22 €
(52.60 ₴)
     -50.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 €
(100.44 руб)
0.57 €
(24.42 ₴)
     -44.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.55 €
(54.26 руб)
0.38 €
(16.19 ₴)
     -32.3 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.38 €
(330.97 руб)
3.56 €
(153.67 ₴)
     +5.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.53 €
(52.21 руб)
0.61 €
(26.26 ₴)
     +14.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 €
(57.47 руб)
0.61 €
(26.46 ₴)
     +4.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.63 €
(159.12 руб)
1.63 €
(70.48 ₴)
     +0.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 €
(391.44 руб)
3.58 €
(154.43 ₴)
     -10.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.02 €
(198.13 руб)
1.81 €
(78.13 ₴)
     -10.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.06 €
(397.21 руб)
2.64 €
(113.98 ₴)
     -34.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.60 €
(58.24 руб)
0.32 €
(13.61 ₴)
     -47.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 €
(62.92 руб)
0.58 €
(25.19 ₴)
     -9.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.74 €
(72.50 руб)
0.65 €
(27.98 ₴)
     -12.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.46 €
(143.12 руб)
0.86 €
(37.10 ₴)
     -41.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.18 €
(17.38 руб)
0.26 €
(11.14 ₴)
     +45.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.19 €
(18.60 руб)
0.34 €
(14.83 ₴)
     +81.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(109.21 руб)
1.05 €
(45.11 ₴)
     -6.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.57 €
(55.60 руб)
0.49 €
(21.18 ₴)
     -13.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.13 €
(600.00 руб)
4.64 €
(200.00 ₴)
     -24.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(78.10 руб)
0.75 €
(32.49 ₴)
     -5.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 €
(161.76 руб)
1.28 €
(54.98 ₴)
     -22.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.35 €
(230.00 руб)
2.09 €
(90.00 ₴)
     -11.2 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.61 €
(60.00 руб)
0.23 €
(10.00 ₴)
     -62.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 27.90 €
(2,730.00 руб)
8.87 €
(382.50 ₴)
     -68.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.04 €
(200.00 руб)
1.62 €
(70.00 ₴)
     -20.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.66 €
(64.37 руб)
0.45 €
(19.31 ₴)
     -31.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.82 €
(570.00 руб)
4.18 €
(180.00 ₴)
     -28.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.17 €
(211.99 руб)
4.76 €
(205.32 ₴)
     +119.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,654.70 €
(3,000,000.00 руб)
28,413.52 €
(1,225,000.00 ₴)
     -7.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,776.35 €
(3,011,904.76 руб)
21,888.15 €
(943,670.00 ₴)
     -28.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Kiev (Kyiv) Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.89 €
(10,852.17 руб)
86.51 €
(3,729.60 ₴)
     -22.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 5.60 €
(548.05 руб)
5.28 €
(227.75 ₴)
     -5.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5.61 €
(549.02 руб)
5.34 €
(230.22 ₴)
     -4.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Kiev (Kyiv) Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.14 €
(3,047.24 руб)
24.59 €
(1,060.18 ₴)
     -21.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.89 €
(2,435.38 руб)
13.85 €
(597.06 ₴)
     -44.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.11 €
(500.00 руб)
4.64 €
(200.00 ₴)
     -9.2 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 452.30 €
(44,264.10 руб)
335.22 €
(14,452.38 ₴)
     -25.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,605.12 €
(1,037,862.20 руб)
6,312.28 €
(272,143.00 ₴)
     -40.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Kiev (Kyiv) Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.16 €
(8,921.77 руб)
63.58 €
(2,741.30 ₴)
     -30.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.57 €
(4,263.82 руб)
33.53 €
(1,445.45 ₴)
     -23.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.57 €
(10,820.96 руб)
80.10 €
(3,453.33 ₴)
     -27.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.59 €
(10,431.20 руб)
86.73 €
(3,739.13 ₴)
     -18.6 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 823.47 €
(80,588.24 руб)
512.94 €
(22,114.72 ₴)
     -37.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 499.10 €
(48,843.99 руб)
299.46 €
(12,910.87 ₴)
     -40.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,705.83 €
(166,940.00 руб)
881.40 €
(38,000.00 ₴)
     -48.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 912.06 €
(89,258.00 руб)
524.68 €
(22,620.69 ₴)
     -42.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 510.55 €
(49,964.56 руб)
205.57 €
(8,862.59 ₴)
     -59.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 279.06 €
(27,309.81 руб)
112.65 €
(4,856.88 ₴)
     -59.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Kiev (Kyiv) Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,123.03 €
(109,904.14 руб)
476.89 €
(20,560.41 ₴)
     -57.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.74 18.41      +24.8 %
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