Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Ulaanbaatar 

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Consumer Prices in Ulaanbaatar are 13.35% lower than in Moscow
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ulaanbaatar are 29.88% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Ulaanbaatar are 57.79% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Ulaanbaatar are 44.58% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Ulaanbaatar are 13.08% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Ulaanbaatar is 39.44% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 руб
(22,054.34 ₮)
231.57 руб
(8,511.93 ₮)
     -61.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 руб
(110,271.70 ₮)
1,360.28 руб
(50,000.00 ₮)
     -54.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 руб
(11,027.17 ₮)
394.48 руб
(14,500.00 ₮)
     +31.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб
(7,351.45 ₮)
108.82 руб
(4,000.00 ₮)
     -45.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 руб
(9,189.31 ₮)
163.23 руб
(6,000.00 ₮)
     -34.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 172.12 руб
(6,326.66 ₮)
168.81 руб
(6,205.13 ₮)
     -1.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 59.91 руб
(2,202.09 ₮)
54.26 руб
(1,994.50 ₮)
     -9.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 40.97 руб
(1,505.85 ₮)
28.42 руб
(1,044.72 ₮)
     -30.62 %
Markets Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 258.35 руб
(9,496.39 ₮)
270.98 руб
(9,960.37 ₮)
     +4.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.11 руб
(1,400.64 ₮)
44.31 руб
(1,628.57 ₮)
     +16.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 36.80 руб
(1,352.80 ₮)
39.11 руб
(1,437.52 ₮)
     +6.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 91.77 руб
(3,373.11 ₮)
125.44 руб
(4,610.92 ₮)
     +36.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 289.52 руб
(10,641.86 ₮)
286.42 руб
(10,528.05 ₮)
     -1.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 128.25 руб
(4,714.29 ₮)
175.18 руб
(6,439.02 ₮)
     +36.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 243.57 руб
(8,953.10 ₮)
158.39 руб
(5,822.16 ₮)
     -34.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 48.74 руб
(1,791.42 ₮)
79.57 руб
(2,924.66 ₮)
     +63.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 29.90 руб
(1,099.03 ₮)
74.48 руб
(2,737.71 ₮)
     +149.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 46.63 руб
(1,713.93 ₮)
73.32 руб
(2,695.04 ₮)
     +57.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 71.35 руб
(2,622.56 ₮)
64.63 руб
(2,375.73 ₮)
     -9.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.59 руб
(646.41 ₮)
14.44 руб
(530.60 ₮)
     -17.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.64 руб
(574.78 ₮)
30.41 руб
(1,117.72 ₮)
     +94.46 %
Lettuce (1 head) 80.83 руб
(2,970.97 ₮)
75.29 руб
(2,767.46 ₮)
     -6.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.24 руб
(1,552.78 ₮)
48.59 руб
(1,786.06 ₮)
     +15.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 руб
(18,378.62 ₮)
652.93 руб
(24,000.00 ₮)
     +30.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 63.33 руб
(2,327.81 ₮)
68.07 руб
(2,502.18 ₮)
     +7.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 123.23 руб
(4,529.73 ₮)
114.76 руб
(4,218.35 ₮)
     -6.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 160.00 руб
(5,881.16 ₮)
150.52 руб
(5,532.76 ₮)
     -5.92 %
Transportation Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 руб
(1,837.86 ₮)
13.60 руб
(500.00 ₮)
     -72.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,170.00 руб
(79,763.19 ₮)
585.10 руб
(21,506.82 ₮)
     -73.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 руб
(5,513.58 ₮)
27.21 руб
(1,000.00 ₮)
     -81.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(887.33 ₮)
43.78 руб
(1,609.34 ₮)
     +81.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(19,848.91 ₮)
380.88 руб
(14,000.00 ₮)
     -29.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 177.16 руб
(6,511.81 ₮)
205.27 руб
(7,545.31 ₮)
     +15.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,414,500.00 руб
(51,993,104.87 ₮)
1,428,290.35 руб
(52,500,000.00 ₮)
     +0.97 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,414,556.93 руб
(51,995,197.38 ₮)
1,700,345.66 руб
(62,500,000.00 ₮)
     +20.20 %
Utilities (Monthly) Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,708.91 руб
(320,115.40 ₮)
4,602.01 руб
(169,156.99 ₮)
     -47.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.38 руб
(87.33 ₮)
2.19 руб
(80.59 ₮)
     -7.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 476.22 руб
(17,504.45 ₮)
1,347.11 руб
(49,515.95 ₮)
     +182.88 %
Sports And Leisure Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,160.19 руб
(116,159.87 ₮)
3,846.59 руб
(141,389.87 ₮)
     +21.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,937.35 руб
(71,211.46 ₮)
1,108.89 руб
(40,759.66 ₮)
     -42.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб
(16,540.75 ₮)
309.51 руб
(11,376.70 ₮)
     -31.22 %
Childcare Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 37,926.47 руб
(1,394,072.08 ₮)
10,326.52 руб
(379,574.25 ₮)
     -72.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 712,141.67 руб
(26,176,356.56 ₮)
464,528.55 руб
(17,074,783.83 ₮)
     -34.77 %
Clothing And Shoes Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,855.15 руб
(215,219.14 ₮)
2,752.61 руб
(101,178.15 ₮)
     -52.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,167.92 руб
(116,444.14 ₮)
2,481.01 руб
(91,195.13 ₮)
     -21.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,330.76 руб
(232,701.24 ₮)
5,337.25 руб
(196,182.66 ₮)
     -15.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,280.00 руб
(304,349.88 ₮)
5,945.86 руб
(218,553.18 ₮)
     -28.19 %
Rent Per Month Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 64,974.36 руб
(2,388,277.60 ₮)
28,436.90 руб
(1,045,261.67 ₮)
     -56.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 35,122.22 руб
(1,290,995.68 ₮)
18,333.52 руб
(673,889.43 ₮)
     -47.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 132,222.22 руб
(4,860,122.92 ₮)
51,009.23 руб
(1,874,958.05 ₮)
     -61.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 66,177.77 руб
(2,432,511.65 ₮)
28,801.54 руб
(1,058,664.82 ₮)
     -56.48 %
Buy Apartment Price Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 35,592.89 руб
(1,308,296.24 ₮)
8,236.63 руб
(302,755.88 ₮)
     -76.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 16,793.06 руб
(617,266.49 ₮)
4,622.79 руб
(169,920.84 ₮)
     -72.47 %
Salaries And Financing Moscow[ Edit ] Ulaanbaatar[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 70,558.93 руб
(2,593,550.79 ₮)
29,958.85 руб
(1,101,204.39 ₮)
     -57.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.09 12.00      +32.07 %
Last update: October 2020August 2020
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