Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 52.2% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 50.5% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Berlin are 47.3% higher than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 26.6% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 56.5% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 72.7% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(10.49 €)
915.27 руб
(12.00 €)
     +14.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,700.00 руб
(48.51 €)
4,576.33 руб
(60.00 €)
     +23.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 407.00 руб
(5.34 €)
708.57 руб
(9.29 €)
     +74.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 руб
(3.28 €)
305.09 руб
(4.00 €)
     +22.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 руб
(3.28 €)
305.09 руб
(4.00 €)
     +22.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 207.17 руб
(2.72 €)
249.91 руб
(3.28 €)
     +20.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 81.10 руб
(1.06 €)
188.11 руб
(2.47 €)
     +131.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 44.18 руб
(0.58 €)
148.57 руб
(1.95 €)
     +236.3 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 337.06 руб
(4.42 €)
335.86 руб
(4.40 €)
     -0.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 49.31 руб
(0.65 €)
117.28 руб
(1.54 €)
     +137.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 51.85 руб
(0.68 €)
81.02 руб
(1.06 €)
     +56.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 117.66 руб
(1.54 €)
217.56 руб
(2.85 €)
     +84.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 376.84 руб
(4.94 €)
455.84 руб
(5.98 €)
     +21.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 160.77 руб
(2.11 €)
342.89 руб
(4.50 €)
     +113.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 320.14 руб
(4.20 €)
488.08 руб
(6.40 €)
     +52.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 46.35 руб
(0.61 €)
89.42 руб
(1.17 €)
     +92.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 37.96 руб
(0.50 €)
59.64 руб
(0.78 €)
     +57.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 57.23 руб
(0.75 €)
83.21 руб
(1.09 €)
     +45.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 95.42 руб
(1.25 €)
105.95 руб
(1.39 €)
     +11.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 21.79 руб
(0.29 €)
64.39 руб
(0.84 €)
     +195.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.39 руб
(0.25 €)
49.18 руб
(0.64 €)
     +153.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 93.91 руб
(1.23 €)
103.19 руб
(1.35 €)
     +9.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.69 руб
(0.69 €)
52.10 руб
(0.68 €)
     -1.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 650.00 руб
(8.52 €)
457.25 руб
(6.00 €)
     -29.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 72.70 руб
(0.95 €)
80.34 руб
(1.05 €)
     +10.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 153.47 руб
(2.01 €)
112.30 руб
(1.47 €)
     -26.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 руб
(2.62 €)
610.18 руб
(8.00 €)
     +205.1 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 51.00 руб
(0.67 €)
228.82 руб
(3.00 €)
     +348.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,400.00 руб
(31.47 €)
6,483.13 руб
(85.00 €)
     +170.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 199.00 руб
(2.61 €)
327.97 руб
(4.30 €)
     +64.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(0.32 €)
257.77 руб
(3.38 €)
     +967.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(7.08 €)
2,516.98 руб
(33.00 €)
     +366.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 200.42 руб
(2.63 €)
580.66 руб
(7.61 €)
     +189.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,200,000.00 руб
(28,844.09 €)
2,285,875.47 руб
(29,970.00 €)
     +3.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,428,616.43 руб
(31,841.47 €)
2,108,001.26 руб
(27,637.90 €)
     -13.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 9,703.68 руб
(127.22 €)
23,807.56 руб
(312.14 €)
     +145.3 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.49 руб
(0.03 €)
8.20 руб
(0.11 €)
     +229.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 521.42 руб
(6.84 €)
2,933.91 руб
(38.47 €)
     +462.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,180.57 руб
(41.70 €)
3,039.79 руб
(39.85 €)
     -4.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,999.48 руб
(26.22 €)
1,490.24 руб
(19.54 €)
     -25.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(6.56 €)
915.27 руб
(12.00 €)
     +83.1 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 38,895.83 руб
(509.96 €)
14,626.30 руб
(191.76 €)
     -62.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 729,684.21 руб
(9,566.85 €)
558,216.59 руб
(7,318.75 €)
     -23.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,256.86 руб
(95.14 €)
6,375.37 руб
(83.59 €)
     -12.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,795.65 руб
(49.76 €)
2,787.75 руб
(36.55 €)
     -26.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,474.71 руб
(111.11 €)
6,328.73 руб
(82.98 €)
     -25.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,679.71 руб
(126.91 €)
8,166.38 руб
(107.07 €)
     -15.6 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 70,000.00 руб
(917.77 €)
100,338.06 руб
(1,315.53 €)
     +43.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 39,589.04 руб
(519.05 €)
69,479.14 руб
(910.94 €)
     +75.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 135,133.33 руб
(1,771.73 €)
176,202.72 руб
(2,310.19 €)
     +30.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 73,116.28 руб
(958.62 €)
122,252.48 руб
(1,602.85 €)
     +67.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 48,307.20 руб
(633.35 €)
57,298.85 руб
(751.24 €)
     +18.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24,942.18 руб
(327.02 €)
38,576.14 руб
(505.77 €)
     +54.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 88,183.02 руб
(1,156.16 €)
229,202.37 руб
(3,005.06 €)
     +159.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.68 2.39      -75.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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