Cost of Living in Russia

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 600.00 руб 350.00-1,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 руб 2,000.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб 301.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 руб 70.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 200.00 руб 120.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 160.38 руб 84.78-290.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 69.35 руб 50.00-114.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 35.96 руб 23.33-79.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 289.71 руб 208.20-415.31
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.66 руб 27.22-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 47.18 руб 31.75-68.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 104.21 руб 70.80-140.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 327.81 руб 204.12-589.67
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 148.81 руб 90.72-181.44
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 284.75 руб 181.44-408.23
Apples (1 lb) 49.33 руб 27.22-73.81
Banana (1 lb) 41.85 руб 29.48-74.77
Oranges (1 lb) 51.72 руб 31.75-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 79.43 руб 31.75-136.08
Potato (1 lb) 23.92 руб 11.34-36.29
Onion (1 lb) 19.87 руб 11.34-32.05
Lettuce (1 head) 85.05 руб 42.82-150.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 46.34 руб 30.00-70.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 руб 350.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 69.88 руб 50.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 133.91 руб 80.00-200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 руб 155.00-250.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 32.00 руб 24.00-60.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,200.00 руб 1,000.00-3,385.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 120.00 руб 70.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 руб 16.09-64.37
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 360.00 руб 240.00-600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 194.55 руб 177.91-208.20
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 руб 2,000,000.00-3,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,342,940.55 руб 2,000,000.00-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 7,867.32 руб 5,230.77-12,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.22 руб 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 530.09 руб 400.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,533.45 руб 1,075.00-5,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,472.94 руб 750.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 350.00 руб 275.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 24,075.97 руб 15,000.00-45,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 497,937.52 руб 240,000.00-1,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,643.91 руб 2,500.00-11,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,465.12 руб 1,599.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 7,120.83 руб 4,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 7,849.25 руб 4,000.00-15,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 32,550.01 руб 18,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,518.95 руб 13,000.00-39,071.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 60,901.12 руб 31,000.00-134,452.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 38,891.64 руб 22,000.00-72,952.38
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,455.31 руб 9,290.23-48,130.93
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,918.21 руб 6,503.16-24,948.50
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 47,904.28 руб
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.39 7.00-15.00

Prices in Russia

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Last update: February 2023
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in Russia

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Vladivostok 47.7 18.8 33.9 42.6 36.2 35.6
Moscow 46.9 26.1 37.0 36.9 49.3 58.9
Saint Petersburg 45.4 17.0 31.8 34.8 41.8 47.1
Yekaterinburg 43.1 11.2 27.9 36.7 37.5 60.8
Kazan 41.1 11.0 26.8 34.0 37.2 37.8
Novosibirsk 41.1 11.1 26.8 34.7 39.1 37.8
Krasnodar 39.4 8.7 24.7 31.0 43.4 39.0
Kaliningrad 39.0 9.6 25.0 34.0 35.6 38.4
Voronezh 38.9 7.6 24.0 31.8 41.4 43.0
Samara 38.8 9.8 25.0 30.7 40.2 38.8
Nizhny Novgorod 38.2 10.4 24.9 31.7 35.0 42.5
Perm 37.5 8.5 23.7 33.0 36.5 39.3
Ufa 37.3 9.9 24.2 31.5 33.0 41.4
Rostov-na-donu 37.0 11.9 25.0 32.2 34.1 36.7
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