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Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Saint Petersburg 

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Consumer Prices in Saint Petersburg are 12.17% lower than in Moscow
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Saint Petersburg are 22.85% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Saint Petersburg are 40.65% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Saint Petersburg are 16.57% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Saint Petersburg are 7.69% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Saint Petersburg is 13.58% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 руб 500.00 руб      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 руб 2,000.00 руб      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 руб 300.00 руб      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб 150.00 руб      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 170.00 руб 150.00 руб      -11.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 165.22 руб 132.72 руб      -19.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 54.23 руб 51.45 руб      -5.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 34.25 руб 35.35 руб      +3.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 265.66 руб 253.78 руб      -4.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.36 руб 43.89 руб      +14.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 33.89 руб 28.97 руб      -14.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 86.13 руб 80.20 руб      -6.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 279.13 руб 234.47 руб      -16.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 127.74 руб 121.87 руб      -4.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 238.53 руб 220.56 руб      -7.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.62 руб 39.76 руб      +0.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 30.03 руб 27.41 руб      -8.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 40.59 руб 38.39 руб      -5.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 68.55 руб 59.01 руб      -13.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 16.21 руб 17.37 руб      +7.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.65 руб 14.86 руб      -5.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 75.38 руб 59.59 руб      -20.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.52 руб 42.81 руб      +0.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 руб 400.00 руб      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 63.46 руб 60.20 руб      -5.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 136.02 руб 129.14 руб      -5.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 руб 150.00 руб      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 руб 45.00 руб      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,170.00 руб 2,900.00 руб      +33.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 129.00 руб 100.00 руб      -22.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 руб 28.97 руб      +28.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб 300.00 руб      -44.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 175.68 руб 173.46 руб      -1.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,429,000.00 руб 1,314,500.00 руб      -8.01 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,347,009.81 руб 1,323,019.61 руб      -1.78 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,660.12 руб 6,967.14 руб      -19.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.05 руб 1.86 руб      -9.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 462.53 руб 473.30 руб      +2.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,833.35 руб 1,812.18 руб      -36.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,717.93 руб 1,240.31 руб      -27.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб 350.00 руб      -22.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 35,964.29 руб 27,982.00 руб      -22.20 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 743,007.81 руб 372,296.30 руб      -49.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,673.68 руб 4,967.11 руб      -12.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,059.01 руб 2,605.21 руб      -14.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,009.27 руб 5,120.00 руб      -14.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,552.60 руб 6,997.61 руб      -7.35 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 60,357.64 руб 35,752.58 руб      -40.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 35,629.16 руб 23,366.71 руб      -34.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 124,338.32 руб 68,645.16 руб      -44.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 66,525.98 руб 42,042.25 руб      -36.80 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 33,507.33 руб 15,649.62 руб      -53.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 16,159.47 руб 9,545.31 руб      -40.93 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 66,051.73 руб 44,041.77 руб      -33.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.07 10.26      +1.88 %
Last update: January 2020January 2020
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Currency: RUB