Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Cologne 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Cologne are 12.95% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cologne are 0.79% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Cologne are 22.26% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Cologne are 12.10% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Cologne are 19.15% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Cologne is 45.69% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(13.73 €)
757.70 руб
(13.00 €)
     -5.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 руб
(68.63 €)
3,059.94 руб
(52.50 €)
     -23.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(6.86 €)
466.28 руб
(8.00 €)
     +16.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 247.60 руб
(4.25 €)
215.65 руб
(3.70 €)
     -12.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 руб
(4.29 €)
166.11 руб
(2.85 €)
     -33.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 208.16 руб
(3.57 €)
155.55 руб
(2.67 €)
     -25.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 81.09 руб
(1.39 €)
132.44 руб
(2.27 €)
     +63.32 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 46.20 руб
(0.79 €)
100.20 руб
(1.72 €)
     +116.89 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 326.53 руб
(5.60 €)
221.73 руб
(3.80 €)
     -32.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 49.45 руб
(0.85 €)
96.76 руб
(1.66 €)
     +95.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 54.13 руб
(0.93 €)
54.06 руб
(0.93 €)
     -0.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 114.31 руб
(1.96 €)
141.49 руб
(2.43 €)
     +23.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 349.09 руб
(5.99 €)
281.16 руб
(4.82 €)
     -19.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 162.67 руб
(2.79 €)
249.33 руб
(4.28 €)
     +53.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 328.54 руб
(5.64 €)
489.09 руб
(8.39 €)
     +48.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 51.57 руб
(0.88 €)
69.71 руб
(1.20 €)
     +35.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 35.14 руб
(0.60 €)
41.90 руб
(0.72 €)
     +19.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 47.65 руб
(0.82 €)
53.77 руб
(0.92 €)
     +12.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 67.98 руб
(1.17 €)
32.80 руб
(0.56 €)
     -51.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.03 руб
(0.38 €)
47.59 руб
(0.82 €)
     +115.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 22.91 руб
(0.39 €)
25.17 руб
(0.43 €)
     +9.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 81.91 руб
(1.41 €)
80.24 руб
(1.38 €)
     -2.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 50.62 руб
(0.87 €)
31.62 руб
(0.54 €)
     -37.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 руб
(12.01 €)
349.71 руб
(6.00 €)
     -50.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 72.85 руб
(1.25 €)
31.29 руб
(0.54 €)
     -57.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 155.13 руб
(2.66 €)
107.68 руб
(1.85 €)
     -30.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 руб
(3.43 €)
459.87 руб
(7.89 €)
     +129.93 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 51.00 руб
(0.88 €)
174.85 руб
(3.00 €)
     +242.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,360.00 руб
(40.49 €)
5,566.18 руб
(95.50 €)
     +135.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 169.00 руб
(2.90 €)
204.00 руб
(3.50 €)
     +20.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.92 руб
(0.36 €)
192.29 руб
(3.30 €)
     +819.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 530.00 руб
(9.09 €)
1,748.54 руб
(30.00 €)
     +229.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 199.80 руб
(3.43 €)
470.94 руб
(8.08 €)
     +135.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,050,000.00 руб
(35,172.24 €)
1,351,911.52 руб
(23,195.00 €)
     -34.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,385,480.41 руб
(40,928.14 €)
1,661,140.52 руб
(28,500.50 €)
     -30.36 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,671.11 руб
(148.77 €)
15,373.24 руб
(263.76 €)
     +77.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.43 руб
(0.04 €)
7.16 руб
(0.12 €)
     +194.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 502.70 руб
(8.62 €)
1,934.28 руб
(33.19 €)
     +284.78 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,369.05 руб
(57.80 €)
1,845.68 руб
(31.67 €)
     -45.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,034.02 руб
(34.90 €)
1,607.68 руб
(27.58 €)
     -20.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(8.58 €)
699.42 руб
(12.00 €)
     +39.88 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 38,692.31 руб
(663.85 €)
29,258.87 руб
(502.00 €)
     -24.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 693,137.41 руб
(11,892.29 €)
577,017.64 руб
(9,900.00 €)
     -16.75 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,178.05 руб
(106.00 €)
4,771.98 руб
(81.87 €)
     -22.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,776.00 руб
(64.79 €)
1,774.44 руб
(30.44 €)
     -53.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 8,005.17 руб
(137.35 €)
4,500.80 руб
(77.22 €)
     -43.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,106.38 руб
(156.24 €)
6,681.48 руб
(114.64 €)
     -26.63 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 70,661.76 руб
(1,212.36 €)
48,181.94 руб
(826.67 €)
     -31.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 41,564.10 руб
(713.12 €)
37,260.52 руб
(639.29 €)
     -10.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 136,346.15 руб
(2,339.32 €)
93,983.93 руб
(1,612.50 €)
     -31.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 70,823.28 руб
(1,215.13 €)
68,865.51 руб
(1,181.54 €)
     -2.76 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 43,373.59 руб
(744.17 €)
33,639.27 руб
(577.16 €)
     -22.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 23,951.64 руб
(410.94 €)
25,629.92 руб
(439.74 €)
     +7.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 94,485.57 руб
(1,621.11 €)
138,744.98 руб
(2,380.47 €)
     +46.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.35 2.67      -74.19 %
Last update: October 2022September 2022
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