Cost of Living Comparison Between Russia and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 147.6% higher than in Russia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 194.4% higher than in Russia
Rent Prices in United States are 348.4% higher than in Russia
Restaurant Prices in United States are 155.2% higher than in Russia
Groceries Prices in United States are 186.3% higher than in Russia
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 180.5% higher than in Russia
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Restaurants
Russia Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 700.00 руб
(7.65 $)
1,829.83 руб
(20.00 $)
     +161.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 руб
(32.79 $)
6,861.85 руб
(75.00 $)
     +128.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(4.37 $)
960.66 руб
(10.50 $)
     +140.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 руб
(1.64 $)
548.95 руб
(6.00 $)
     +266.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 руб
(2.19 $)
640.44 руб
(7.00 $)
     +220.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 175.86 руб
(1.92 $)
464.80 руб
(5.08 $)
     +164.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 75.50 руб
(0.83 $)
225.97 руб
(2.47 $)
     +199.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 38.03 руб
(0.42 $)
186.29 руб
(2.04 $)
     +389.9 %
Markets
Russia Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 296.55 руб
(3.24 $)
367.32 руб
(4.01 $)
     +23.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.69 руб
(0.47 $)
295.15 руб
(3.23 $)
     +591.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 46.60 руб
(0.51 $)
188.25 руб
(2.06 $)
     +304.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 112.18 руб
(1.23 $)
340.90 руб
(3.73 $)
     +203.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 335.20 руб
(3.66 $)
533.15 руб
(5.83 $)
     +59.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 157.78 руб
(1.72 $)
505.00 руб
(5.52 $)
     +220.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 291.82 руб
(3.19 $)
662.49 руб
(7.24 $)
     +127.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 49.48 руб
(0.54 $)
220.82 руб
(2.41 $)
     +346.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 48.57 руб
(0.53 $)
69.79 руб
(0.76 $)
     +43.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 66.42 руб
(0.73 $)
186.64 руб
(2.04 $)
     +181.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 80.43 руб
(0.88 $)
203.51 руб
(2.22 $)
     +153.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.64 руб
(0.21 $)
125.27 руб
(1.37 $)
     +537.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.32 руб
(0.21 $)
126.05 руб
(1.38 $)
     +552.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 87.92 руб
(0.96 $)
196.98 руб
(2.15 $)
     +124.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 47.79 руб
(0.52 $)
199.09 руб
(2.18 $)
     +316.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 руб
(5.47 $)
1,372.37 руб
(15.00 $)
     +174.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 71.14 руб
(0.78 $)
159.88 руб
(1.75 $)
     +124.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 135.35 руб
(1.48 $)
323.46 руб
(3.54 $)
     +139.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 руб
(2.19 $)
914.91 руб
(10.00 $)
     +357.5 %
Transportation
Russia Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 38.00 руб
(0.42 $)
228.73 руб
(2.50 $)
     +501.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,500.00 руб
(27.33 $)
6,587.37 руб
(72.00 $)
     +163.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 руб
(1.64 $)
343.09 руб
(3.75 $)
     +128.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 руб
(0.53 $)
256.18 руб
(2.80 $)
     +430.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 480.00 руб
(5.25 $)
2,744.74 руб
(30.00 $)
     +471.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 201.93 руб
(2.21 $)
334.15 руб
(3.65 $)
     +65.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,600,000.00 руб
(28,418.00 $)
3,019,213.16 руб
(33,000.00 $)
     +16.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,543,608.79 руб
(27,801.64 $)
2,382,261.90 руб
(26,038.12 $)
     -6.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Russia Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,165.36 руб
(89.25 $)
18,868.39 руб
(206.23 $)
     +131.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 477.38 руб
(5.22 $)
4,689.05 руб
(51.25 $)
     +882.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 551.51 руб
(6.03 $)
6,488.55 руб
(70.92 $)
     +1,076.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Russia Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,445.46 руб
(26.73 $)
4,339.58 руб
(47.43 $)
     +77.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,637.35 руб
(17.90 $)
2,073.76 руб
(22.67 $)
     +26.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 400.00 руб
(4.37 $)
1,280.88 руб
(14.00 $)
     +220.2 %
Childcare
Russia Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 22,910.38 руб
(250.41 $)
126,394.71 руб
(1,381.49 $)
     +451.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 579,463.94 руб
(6,333.54 $)
2,128,035.80 руб
(23,259.43 $)
     +267.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Russia Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,638.66 руб
(61.63 $)
4,786.59 руб
(52.32 $)
     -15.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,286.77 руб
(35.92 $)
3,988.90 руб
(43.60 $)
     +21.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,425.95 руб
(81.17 $)
8,092.40 руб
(88.45 $)
     +9.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,471.06 руб
(81.66 $)
10,482.12 руб
(114.57 $)
     +40.3 %
Rent Per Month
Russia Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 37,585.40 руб
(410.81 $)
161,877.20 руб
(1,769.32 $)
     +330.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 24,964.45 руб
(272.86 $)
132,824.67 руб
(1,451.77 $)
     +432.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 67,870.53 руб
(741.82 $)
270,942.16 руб
(2,961.40 $)
     +299.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 44,736.61 руб
(488.97 $)
219,785.93 руб
(2,402.26 $)
     +391.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Russia Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 18,719.07 руб
(204.60 $)
29,579.57 руб
(323.30 $)
     +58.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,999.67 руб
(131.16 $)
23,527.07 руб
(257.15 $)
     +96.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Russia Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 50,282.10 руб
(549.58 $)
415,173.90 руб
(4,537.85 $)
     +725.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.39 6.56      -42.4 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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