Cost of Living Comparison Between Kiev (Kyiv) and Bishkek 

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Cost of Living in Bishkek is 1.6% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv) (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bishkek is 2.8% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Rent Prices in Bishkek are 6.2% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Restaurant Prices in Bishkek are 15.3% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Groceries Prices in Bishkek are 2.6% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Local Purchasing Power in Bishkek is 34.0% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
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Restaurants
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 ₴
(657.86 сом)
228.01 ₴
(500.00 сом)
     -24.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,200.00 ₴
(2,631.45 сом)
912.04 ₴
(2,000.00 сом)
     -24.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 ₴
(548.22 сом)
223.45 ₴
(490.00 сом)
     -10.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 ₴
(109.64 сом)
45.60 ₴
(100.00 сом)
     -8.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 ₴
(153.50 сом)
82.08 ₴
(180.00 сом)
     +17.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 52.60 ₴
(115.35 сом)
82.32 ₴
(180.53 сом)
     +56.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 24.42 ₴
(53.54 сом)
25.27 ₴
(55.42 сом)
     +3.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.19 ₴
(35.51 сом)
12.26 ₴
(26.88 сом)
     -24.3 %
Markets
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 152.93 ₴
(335.36 сом)
132.21 ₴
(289.93 сом)
     -13.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.16 ₴
(57.37 сом)
17.39 ₴
(38.14 сом)
     -33.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 26.46 ₴
(58.02 сом)
28.10 ₴
(61.62 сом)
     +6.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 70.22 ₴
(153.99 сом)
68.11 ₴
(149.35 сом)
     -3.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 155.26 ₴
(340.46 сом)
169.48 ₴
(371.65 сом)
     +9.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 78.40 ₴
(171.93 сом)
95.88 ₴
(210.26 сом)
     +22.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 113.98 ₴
(249.94 сом)
127.68 ₴
(279.99 сом)
     +12.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.54 ₴
(29.68 сом)
17.57 ₴
(38.53 сом)
     +29.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 25.19 ₴
(55.25 сом)
31.68 ₴
(69.48 сом)
     +25.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.98 ₴
(61.35 сом)
34.36 ₴
(75.35 сом)
     +22.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 37.49 ₴
(82.21 сом)
31.66 ₴
(69.42 сом)
     -15.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.33 ₴
(24.85 сом)
8.89 ₴
(19.50 сом)
     -21.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.83 ₴
(32.53 сом)
9.19 ₴
(20.14 сом)
     -38.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.11 ₴
(98.93 сом)
16.09 ₴
(35.29 сом)
     -64.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.97 ₴
(45.97 сом)
17.26 ₴
(37.84 сом)
     -17.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200.00 ₴
(438.58 сом)
228.01 ₴
(500.00 сом)
     +14.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 32.40 ₴
(71.04 сом)
39.30 ₴
(86.18 сом)
     +21.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 54.76 ₴
(120.08 сом)
68.20 ₴
(149.56 сом)
     +24.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 ₴
(197.36 сом)
61.11 ₴
(134.00 сом)
     -32.1 %
Transportation
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ₴
(21.93 сом)
6.84 ₴
(15.00 сом)
     -31.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 382.50 ₴
(838.78 сом)
249.67 ₴
(547.50 сом)
     -34.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 ₴
(153.50 сом)
54.72 ₴
(120.00 сом)
     -21.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 ₴
(42.35 сом)
18.35 ₴
(40.23 сом)
     -5.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ₴
(394.72 сом)
136.81 ₴
(300.00 сом)
     -24.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 205.32 ₴
(450.24 сом)
113.63 ₴
(249.17 сом)
     -44.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,225,000.00 ₴
(2,686,276.67 сом)
1,550,473.21 ₴
(3,400,000.00 сом)
     +26.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 943,670.00 ₴
(2,069,354.04 сом)
1,184,515.93 ₴
(2,597,500.00 сом)
     +25.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,700.68 ₴
(8,115.15 сом)
1,217.80 ₴
(2,670.50 сом)
     -67.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 226.34 ₴
(496.34 сом)
313.60 ₴
(687.69 сом)
     +38.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 230.22 ₴
(504.84 сом)
485.04 ₴
(1,063.64 сом)
     +110.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,047.62 ₴
(2,297.30 сом)
1,714.08 ₴
(3,758.76 сом)
     +63.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 597.06 ₴
(1,309.28 сом)
912.04 ₴
(2,000.00 сом)
     +52.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ₴
(438.58 сом)
159.61 ₴
(350.00 сом)
     -20.2 %
Childcare
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,452.38 ₴
(31,692.32 сом)
8,804.33 ₴
(19,306.84 сом)
     -39.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 272,143.00 ₴
(596,776.65 сом)
234,577.54 ₴
(514,400.14 сом)
     -13.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,741.30 ₴
(6,011.35 сом)
1,501.07 ₴
(3,291.67 сом)
     -45.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,445.45 ₴
(3,169.71 сом)
1,482.07 ₴
(3,250.00 сом)
     +2.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,453.33 ₴
(7,572.74 сом)
3,834.73 ₴
(8,409.09 сом)
     +11.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,739.13 ₴
(8,199.46 сом)
3,625.37 ₴
(7,950.00 сом)
     -3.0 %
Rent Per Month
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,427.43 ₴
(49,180.64 сом)
18,534.83 ₴
(40,644.63 сом)
     -17.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,916.28 ₴
(28,323.84 сом)
13,624.51 ₴
(29,876.90 сом)
     +5.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 38,000.00 ₴
(83,329.40 сом)
34,771.24 ₴
(76,249.11 сом)
     -8.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,620.69 ₴
(49,604.43 сом)
23,093.21 ₴
(50,640.62 сом)
     +2.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,816.28 ₴
(19,333.03 сом)
4,167.11 ₴
(9,137.97 сом)
     -52.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,827.86 ₴
(10,586.92 сом)
2,911.19 ₴
(6,383.89 сом)
     -39.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Bishkek Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 20,479.69 ₴
(44,909.49 сом)
13,139.12 ₴
(28,812.50 сом)
     -35.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.41 19.43      +5.6 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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