Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Cologne 

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Consumer Prices in Cologne are 63.49% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cologne are 46.10% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Cologne are 15.65% higher than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Cologne are 40.68% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Cologne are 65.20% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Cologne is 83.12% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(9.37 €)
810.73 руб
(9.50 €)
     +1.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 руб
(35.15 €)
5,120.37 руб
(60.00 €)
     +70.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 руб
(4.10 €)
597.38 руб
(7.00 €)
     +70.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб
(2.34 €)
341.36 руб
(4.00 €)
     +70.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 руб
(2.34 €)
281.62 руб
(3.30 €)
     +40.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 179.80 руб
(2.11 €)
233.74 руб
(2.74 €)
     +30.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 61.94 руб
(0.73 €)
191.66 руб
(2.25 €)
     +209.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 43.12 руб
(0.51 €)
176.89 руб
(2.07 €)
     +310.19 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 276.49 руб
(3.24 €)
306.61 руб
(3.59 €)
     +10.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 43.16 руб
(0.51 €)
114.24 руб
(1.34 €)
     +164.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 42.97 руб
(0.50 €)
78.87 руб
(0.92 €)
     +83.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 104.75 руб
(1.23 €)
207.03 руб
(2.43 €)
     +97.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 301.99 руб
(3.54 €)
369.00 руб
(4.32 €)
     +22.19 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 139.08 руб
(1.63 €)
279.83 руб
(3.28 €)
     +101.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 272.76 руб
(3.20 €)
525.01 руб
(6.15 €)
     +92.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 51.73 руб
(0.61 €)
96.47 руб
(1.13 €)
     +86.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 34.00 руб
(0.40 €)
66.31 руб
(0.78 €)
     +95.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 49.59 руб
(0.58 €)
81.42 руб
(0.95 €)
     +64.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 88.94 руб
(1.04 €)
56.94 руб
(0.67 €)
     -35.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.36 руб
(0.24 €)
50.85 руб
(0.60 €)
     +149.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.68 руб
(0.21 €)
51.93 руб
(0.61 €)
     +193.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 88.96 руб
(1.04 €)
100.89 руб
(1.18 €)
     +13.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 43.54 руб
(0.51 €)
39.68 руб
(0.47 €)
     -8.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(7.03 €)
426.70 руб
(5.00 €)
     -28.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 64.80 руб
(0.76 €)
53.48 руб
(0.63 €)
     -17.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 128.45 руб
(1.51 €)
131.14 руб
(1.54 €)
     +2.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 175.00 руб
(2.05 €)
597.38 руб
(7.00 €)
     +241.36 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 руб
(0.59 €)
256.02 руб
(3.00 €)
     +412.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,245.00 руб
(26.31 €)
8,405.95 руб
(98.50 €)
     +274.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 руб
(1.76 €)
290.15 руб
(3.40 €)
     +93.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(0.28 €)
274.68 руб
(3.22 €)
     +1,037.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 600.00 руб
(7.03 €)
2,560.19 руб
(30.00 €)
     +326.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 186.91 руб
(2.19 €)
455.74 руб
(5.34 €)
     +143.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,700,000.00 руб
(19,920.42 €)
1,621,451.89 руб
(19,000.00 €)
     -4.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,655,638.75 руб
(19,400.60 €)
1,911,589.37 руб
(22,399.80 €)
     +15.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,504.53 руб
(99.66 €)
21,212.54 руб
(248.57 €)
     +149.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.14 руб
(0.03 €)
8.00 руб
(0.09 €)
     +274.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 474.70 руб
(5.56 €)
2,752.83 руб
(32.26 €)
     +479.90 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,281.40 руб
(38.45 €)
2,582.64 руб
(30.26 €)
     -21.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,188.24 руб
(25.64 €)
2,368.17 руб
(27.75 €)
     +8.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб
(5.27 €)
874.73 руб
(10.25 €)
     +94.38 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 40,000.00 руб
(468.72 €)
45,187.30 руб
(529.50 €)
     +12.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 865,372.85 руб
(10,140.35 €)
1,018,385.57 руб
(11,933.33 €)
     +17.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 6,457.95 руб
(75.67 €)
7,502.77 руб
(87.92 €)
     +16.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,419.35 руб
(40.07 €)
2,275.72 руб
(26.67 €)
     -33.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,391.46 руб
(74.89 €)
6,644.30 руб
(77.86 €)
     +3.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,292.65 руб
(97.17 €)
9,643.37 руб
(113.00 €)
     +16.29 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 67,333.33 руб
(789.00 €)
70,897.49 руб
(830.77 €)
     +5.29 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 37,747.66 руб
(442.32 €)
56,344.44 руб
(660.24 €)
     +49.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 139,294.87 руб
(1,632.24 €)
139,672.43 руб
(1,636.67 €)
     +0.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 69,696.97 руб
(816.70 €)
97,002.65 руб
(1,136.67 €)
     +39.18 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 41,685.73 руб
(488.47 €)
44,398.14 руб
(520.25 €)
     +6.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 20,569.72 руб
(241.03 €)
31,514.75 руб
(369.29 €)
     +53.21 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Cologne Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 76,641.15 руб
(898.07 €)
205,048.47 руб
(2,402.74 €)
     +167.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.37 2.69      -67.78 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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