Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Moscow 

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Consumer Prices in Moscow are 57.68% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Moscow are 64.27% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Moscow are 71.93% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 54.79% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Moscow are 66.08% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Moscow is 56.12% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(1,477.36 руб)
10.22 $
(755.00 руб)
     -48.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(7,386.82 руб)
40.61 $
(3,000.00 руб)
     -59.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(664.81 руб)
4.74 $
(350.00 руб)
     -47.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.20 $
(531.85 руб)
2.71 $
(200.00 руб)
     -62.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(664.81 руб)
3.18 $
(235.00 руб)
     -64.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.82 $
(355.70 руб)
2.36 $
(174.17 руб)
     -51.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(158.20 руб)
0.83 $
(61.26 руб)
     -61.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(134.09 руб)
0.57 $
(42.03 руб)
     -68.66 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.53 $
(334.39 руб)
3.70 $
(273.45 руб)
     -18.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.57 $
(263.73 руб)
0.58 $
(42.77 руб)
     -83.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $
(179.92 руб)
0.58 $
(42.60 руб)
     -76.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 $
(233.53 руб)
1.39 $
(102.33 руб)
     -56.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 $
(441.03 руб)
4.00 $
(295.49 руб)
     -33.00 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.93 $
(437.92 руб)
1.87 $
(138.42 руб)
     -68.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.84 $
(579.34 руб)
3.61 $
(266.42 руб)
     -54.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(194.59 руб)
0.71 $
(52.41 руб)
     -73.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.30 $
(95.97 руб)
0.46 $
(33.66 руб)
     -64.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $
(199.72 руб)
0.68 $
(50.37 руб)
     -74.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $
(212.71 руб)
1.25 $
(92.08 руб)
     -56.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(144.59 руб)
0.27 $
(20.01 руб)
     -86.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.91 $
(141.15 руб)
0.23 $
(17.14 руб)
     -87.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $
(178.58 руб)
1.19 $
(87.63 руб)
     -50.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(160.74 руб)
0.59 $
(43.53 руб)
     -72.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(1,108.02 руб)
7.45 $
(550.00 руб)
     -50.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 $
(230.55 руб)
0.90 $
(66.13 руб)
     -71.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.18 $
(234.69 руб)
1.75 $
(129.33 руб)
     -44.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(1,108.02 руб)
2.37 $
(175.00 руб)
     -84.21 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(203.14 руб)
0.68 $
(50.00 руб)
     -75.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(9,602.87 руб)
29.78 $
(2,200.00 руб)
     -77.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 $
(280.70 руб)
2.03 $
(150.00 руб)
     -46.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(221.60 руб)
0.33 $
(24.14 руб)
     -89.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(2,216.05 руб)
8.12 $
(600.00 руб)
     -72.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(213.21 руб)
2.51 $
(185.10 руб)
     -13.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,698,968.60 руб)
20,306.44 $
(1,500,000.00 руб)
     -11.71 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,364.12 $
(1,578,129.39 руб)
22,419.14 $
(1,656,061.86 руб)
     +4.94 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.03 $
(11,377.65 руб)
115.28 $
(8,515.41 руб)
     -25.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(7.48 руб)
0.03 $
(2.09 руб)
     -72.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.69 $
(4,926.07 руб)
6.37 $
(470.19 руб)
     -90.46 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 112.00 $
(8,273.24 руб)
45.83 $
(3,385.66 руб)
     -59.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.62 $
(2,852.45 руб)
30.01 $
(2,216.67 руб)
     -22.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 $
(1,255.76 руб)
6.09 $
(450.00 руб)
     -64.17 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,572.71 $
(190,041.61 руб)
543.62 $
(40,156.25 руб)
     -78.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,125.00 $
(2,668,488.73 руб)
11,902.43 $
(879,211.05 руб)
     -67.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.57 $
(4,621.79 руб)
85.52 $
(6,317.50 руб)
     +36.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.52 $
(3,509.99 руб)
45.06 $
(3,328.57 руб)
     -5.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.02 $
(6,797.17 руб)
84.63 $
(6,251.61 руб)
     -8.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.60 $
(9,942.64 руб)
108.69 $
(8,028.57 руб)
     -19.25 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,050.50 $
(225,334.81 руб)
898.28 $
(66,354.17 руб)
     -70.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,035.12 $
(150,330.94 руб)
501.37 $
(37,035.40 руб)
     -75.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,327.67 $
(467,413.54 руб)
1,865.71 $
(137,816.90 руб)
     -70.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,473.12 $
(256,552.95 руб)
913.90 $
(67,508.05 руб)
     -73.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,410.07 $
(104,159.65 руб)
552.30 $
(40,797.16 руб)
     -60.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.52 $
(52,780.63 руб)
267.32 $
(19,746.25 руб)
     -62.59 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Moscow Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,505.37 $
(480,540.21 руб)
1,020.01 $
(75,346.24 руб)
     -84.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.55 8.39      +136.64 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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