Cost of Living in Russia

Cost of living in Russia is 53.82% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Russia is, on average, 76.21% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.61 € 3.37-11.22
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.45 € 16.83-45.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.81 € 2.53-3.93
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.12 € 0.56-2.81
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 1.12-4.49
Cappuccino (regular) 1.38 € 0.67-2.24
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.58 € 0.45-1.12
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.35 € 0.22-0.79
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.62 € 1.91-3.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.37 € 0.25-0.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.36 € 0.20-0.51
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.90 € 0.61-1.21
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.73 € 1.78-5.09
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.31 € 0.76-1.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.39 € 1.53-3.31
Apples (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.25-0.76
Banana (1 lb) 0.35 € 0.25-0.51
Oranges (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.28-0.84
Tomato (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.31-1.02
Potato (1 lb) 0.18 € 0.08-0.29
Onion (1 lb) 0.16 € 0.10-0.25
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 € 0.34-1.23
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 € 0.28-0.67
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.49 € 3.37-7.86
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.51-1.01
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 € 0.79-1.91
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.68 € 1.46-2.13
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.29 € 0.22-0.56
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.20 € 11.11-33.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.12 € 0.61-1.68
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.27 € 0.18-0.54
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.37 € 2.24-6.73
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.93 € 1.76-2.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,711.64 € 11,558.27-16,833.90
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,339.70 € 13,467.12-17,395.03
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 79.86 € 56.11-119.24
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.02 € 0.01-0.03
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5.47 € 4.19-7.86
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.66 € 11.22-50.50
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.20 € 5.61-22.60
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.37 € 2.81-5.27
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 183.91 € 112.23-435.97
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,022.63 € 1,750.73-11,222.60
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.41 € 22.45-89.78
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.08 € 14.59-56.11
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.88 € 33.67-89.78
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.46 € 39.28-112.23
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 260.96 € 159.71-732.37
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 173.88 € 106.52-397.65
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 477.88 € 280.56-1,487.65
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 330.46 € 202.01-747.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 91.95 € 52.56-425.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 64.44 € 38.91-195.63
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 378.16 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.15 8.00-12.00

Prices in Russia

This country had 29178 entries in the past 12 months by 1855 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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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
Moscow 41.27 26.32 34.12 31.77 42.79 46.44
Vladivostok 39.07 13.85 27.02 34.62 34.56 30.27
Saint Petersburg 36.18 16.15 26.60 30.22 32.75 39.35
Nizhny Novgorod 33.71 10.41 22.57 27.06 32.04 32.47
Tyumen 33.37 8.09 21.29 28.24 34.98 36.13
Samara 33.28 9.05 21.70 27.12 33.73 29.47
Irkutsk 33.20 9.28 21.76 28.99 33.37 31.31
Rostov-na-donu 32.56 8.34 20.98 26.14 33.55 32.47
Kaliningrad 32.41 7.52 20.51 27.30 26.99 31.91
Krasnoyarsk 32.25 8.65 20.97 28.72 30.31 35.06
Novosibirsk 31.81 9.83 21.31 28.30 26.70 34.92
Yekaterinburg 31.59 9.51 21.03 25.36 28.32 45.07
Ufa 31.56 9.02 20.79 25.53 30.29 32.95
Perm 31.55 7.57 20.09 26.18 28.28 36.90
Voronezh 31.46 6.92 19.73 26.51 30.07 31.92
Omsk 31.24 7.27 19.78 28.48 26.79 25.79
Krasnodar 31.04 8.53 20.28 25.72 29.10 36.53
Tomsk 30.72 7.60 19.67 28.02 23.03 36.88
Kazan 30.70 9.17 20.41 26.54 27.87 38.02
Volgograd 30.47 7.01 19.26 23.99 33.66 30.91
Saratov 30.43 5.98 18.74 25.36 28.60 28.96
Chelyabinsk 30.28 6.73 19.02 26.14 24.05 34.87
Izhevsk 29.09 6.12 18.11 26.21 24.94 33.30
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