Cost of Living Comparison Between Kiev (Kyiv) and Chicago, IL 

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Consumer Prices in Chicago, IL are 139.93% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv) (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chicago, IL are 172.68% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Rent Prices in Chicago, IL are 243.33% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Restaurant Prices in Chicago, IL are 173.01% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Groceries Prices in Chicago, IL are 164.01% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Local Purchasing Power in Chicago, IL is 211.82% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv)
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Restaurants
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 180.00 ₴
(6.43 $)
419.84 ₴
(15.00 $)
     +133.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ₴
(25.01 $)
2,029.23 ₴
(72.50 $)
     +189.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 ₴
(4.29 $)
223.91 ₴
(8.00 $)
     +86.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 ₴
(1.07 $)
167.94 ₴
(6.00 $)
     +459.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 ₴
(1.61 $)
209.92 ₴
(7.50 $)
     +366.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.03 ₴
(1.25 $)
120.15 ₴
(4.29 $)
     +242.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.79 ₴
(0.56 $)
55.09 ₴
(1.97 $)
     +248.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.62 ₴
(0.42 $)
44.14 ₴
(1.58 $)
     +279.82 %
Markets
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 102.53 ₴
(3.66 $)
85.07 ₴
(3.04 $)
     -17.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.85 ₴
(0.57 $)
75.50 ₴
(2.70 $)
     +376.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 14.87 ₴
(0.53 $)
52.08 ₴
(1.86 $)
     +250.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 35.10 ₴
(1.25 $)
62.10 ₴
(2.22 $)
     +76.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 97.01 ₴
(3.47 $)
140.43 ₴
(5.02 $)
     +44.76 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 47.14 ₴
(1.68 $)
110.69 ₴
(3.95 $)
     +134.83 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 78.74 ₴
(2.81 $)
149.47 ₴
(5.34 $)
     +89.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.64 ₴
(0.42 $)
53.15 ₴
(1.90 $)
     +356.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 13.04 ₴
(0.47 $)
21.14 ₴
(0.76 $)
     +62.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16.31 ₴
(0.58 $)
40.04 ₴
(1.43 $)
     +145.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.89 ₴
(0.75 $)
51.63 ₴
(1.84 $)
     +147.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.14 ₴
(0.26 $)
32.65 ₴
(1.17 $)
     +357.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.97 ₴
(0.18 $)
32.11 ₴
(1.15 $)
     +545.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26.59 ₴
(0.95 $)
49.50 ₴
(1.77 $)
     +86.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.37 ₴
(0.48 $)
56.84 ₴
(2.03 $)
     +325.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 125.00 ₴
(4.47 $)
335.87 ₴
(12.00 $)
     +168.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.36 ₴
(0.73 $)
75.02 ₴
(2.68 $)
     +268.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 36.51 ₴
(1.30 $)
76.94 ₴
(2.75 $)
     +110.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 55.00 ₴
(1.97 $)
405.85 ₴
(14.50 $)
     +637.90 %
Transportation
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 ₴
(0.29 $)
69.97 ₴
(2.50 $)
     +774.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 ₴
(12.50 $)
2,938.88 ₴
(105.00 $)
     +739.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 ₴
(1.75 $)
90.97 ₴
(3.25 $)
     +85.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 ₴
(0.40 $)
75.57 ₴
(2.70 $)
     +570.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 ₴
(3.22 $)
699.73 ₴
(25.00 $)
     +677.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 100.87 ₴
(3.60 $)
78.62 ₴
(2.81 $)
     -22.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 590,783.00 ₴
(21,107.40 $)
649,353.48 ₴
(23,200.00 $)
     +9.91 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 545,514.18 ₴
(19,490.05 $)
617,071.76 ₴
(22,046.64 $)
     +13.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,791.12 ₴
(99.72 $)
4,200.83 ₴
(150.09 $)
     +50.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.26 ₴
(0.05 $)
8.50 ₴
(0.30 $)
     +572.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 160.97 ₴
(5.75 $)
1,698.15 ₴
(60.67 $)
     +954.97 %
Sports And Leisure
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 612.25 ₴
(21.87 $)
1,619.54 ₴
(57.86 $)
     +164.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 344.31 ₴
(12.30 $)
594.17 ₴
(21.23 $)
     +72.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 ₴
(4.29 $)
391.85 ₴
(14.00 $)
     +226.54 %
Childcare
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,500.00 ₴
(375.14 $)
39,109.96 ₴
(1,397.31 $)
     +272.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 192,861.92 ₴
(6,890.54 $)
619,922.00 ₴
(22,148.48 $)
     +221.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,761.40 ₴
(62.93 $)
1,343.76 ₴
(48.01 $)
     -23.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,229.94 ₴
(43.94 $)
1,156.63 ₴
(41.32 $)
     -5.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,452.29 ₴
(87.61 $)
2,283.09 ₴
(81.57 $)
     -6.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,037.22 ₴
(108.51 $)
3,181.31 ₴
(113.66 $)
     +4.74 %
Rent Per Month
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,707.10 ₴
(561.18 $)
52,870.76 ₴
(1,888.96 $)
     +236.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,350.52 ₴
(334.07 $)
33,750.99 ₴
(1,205.85 $)
     +260.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,538.01 ₴
(1,091.06 $)
101,828.10 ₴
(3,638.10 $)
     +233.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,563.00 ₴
(591.76 $)
59,616.42 ₴
(2,129.97 $)
     +259.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,148.22 ₴
(183.93 $)
12,955.39 ₴
(462.87 $)
     +151.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,545.22 ₴
(90.94 $)
5,386.64 ₴
(192.45 $)
     +111.64 %
Salaries And Financing
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Chicago, IL Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 16,233.80 ₴
(580.00 $)
138,032.91 ₴
(4,931.62 $)
     +750.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.00 3.80      -74.64 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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