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Cost of Living in Russia

Cost of living in Russia is 46.04% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Russia is 68.58% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.81 $ 4.69-10.94
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 31.24 $ 21.87-46.87
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.69 $ 3.59-6.25
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.56 $ 0.94-3.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $ 1.56-3.59
Cappuccino (regular) 1.90 $ 1.25-2.81
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.77 $ 0.55-1.25
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 $ 0.31-0.86
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.46 $ 2.66-4.44
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.35-0.71
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.28-0.64
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.13 $ 0.90-1.48
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.45 $ 2.48-4.96
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.42-2.26
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.33 $ 2.48-4.24
Apples (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.43-0.85
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.35-0.57
Oranges (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.43-0.85
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.57-1.42
Potato (1 lb) 0.23 $ 0.14-0.35
Onion (1 lb) 0.21 $ 0.14-0.35
Lettuce (1 head) 0.86 $ 0.47-1.56
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.57 $ 0.39-0.78
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.25 $ 4.69-9.37
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.92 $ 0.78-1.25
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.09-2.34
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.19 $ 1.87-2.34
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.39 $ 0.31-0.62
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.68 $ 15.62-39.06
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.56 $ 0.94-2.34
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.35 $ 0.23-0.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.69 $ 3.75-8.44
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.60 $ 2.37-2.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,371.34 $ 12,497.64-22,339.53
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,025.15 $ 15,622.05-22,402.01
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.47 $ 70.82-149.39
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.02 $ 0.02-0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 7.53 $ 5.47-10.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.56 $ 18.75-54.68
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.62 $ 7.81-31.24
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.69 $ 3.91-6.25
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 282.69 $ 156.22-546.77
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,000.35 $ 2,343.31-12,497.64
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.23 $ 31.24-109.35
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.75 $ 23.43-62.49
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.68 $ 54.68-109.35
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.19 $ 62.49-156.22
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 357.27 $ 234.33-702.99
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 255.81 $ 156.22-468.66
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 748.01 $ 390.55-1,562.20
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 500.99 $ 281.20-937.32
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 133.63 $ 72.57-362.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92.85 $ 52.39-203.19
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 505.92 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.69 0.14-0.19

Prices in Russia

These data are based on 41933 entries in the past 12 months from 3391 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Russia

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City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Moscow 44.96 27.50 36.53 33.98 46.19 60.62
Saint Petersburg 39.30 17.01 28.54 30.92 38.57 50.22
Nizhny Novgorod 37.65 11.22 24.90 30.26 36.90 40.91
Yekaterinburg 36.96 11.16 24.51 28.91 35.12 46.41
Krasnoyarsk 36.65 8.70 23.16 34.03 34.87 42.52
Samara 35.97 10.21 23.54 29.17 37.47 39.76
Kazan 35.76 10.45 23.54 30.08 37.57 41.10
Chelyabinsk 34.96 7.49 21.70 30.38 28.12 41.77
Novosibirsk 34.95 11.20 23.49 30.73 29.36 42.02
Voronezh 34.74 8.06 21.86 30.50 30.70 40.28
Krasnodar 34.57 9.94 22.68 29.02 31.96 41.90
Tomsk 34.01 7.84 21.38 29.12 28.32 46.46
Perm 33.29 9.23 21.68 27.80 33.28 42.01
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