Cost of Living in Russia

Summary of cost of living in Russia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.92 $ 3.96-16.97
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 33.94 $ 22.62-56.56
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.52 $ 3.96-5.66
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.73 $ 0.79-3.96
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 $ 1.36-4.52
Cappuccino (regular) 1.96 $ 0.90-3.39
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.87 $ 0.57-1.70
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.31-1.13
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.38 $ 2.57-4.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.49 $ 0.31-0.82
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.33-0.77
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.38 $ 0.81-1.90
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.84 $ 2.31-7.18
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.84 $ 1.03-2.46
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.41 $ 2.05-5.13
Apples (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.30-0.87
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.36-0.92
Oranges (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.41-1.28
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.33-1.80
Potato (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.10-0.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.13-0.37
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 $ 0.51-1.70
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 $ 0.34-0.85
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.66 $ 3.96-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.81 $ 0.57-1.13
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 0.90-2.60
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.26 $ 2.04-2.83
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 $ 0.34-0.74
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.28 $ 14.25-40.72
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.70 $ 1.01-3.39
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.55 $ 0.35-1.82
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.43 $ 3.39-9.05
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.29 $ 2.10-2.53
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,543.53 $ 22,624.84-40,724.71
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,661.64 $ 24,434.83-35,927.36
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.52 $ 64.91-144.23
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 5.27 $ 3.39-7.92
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6.40 $ 4.52-10.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.16 $ 12.26-56.56
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 $ 9.05-28.28
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.52 $ 3.39-6.22
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 256.11 $ 158.37-509.06
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,185.35 $ 3,393.73-13,574.90
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.81 $ 22.62-135.75
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.19 $ 16.97-67.87
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.61 $ 45.25-169.69
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.49 $ 45.25-169.69
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 413.99 $ 226.25-929.01
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 279.34 $ 169.69-551.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 796.97 $ 430.00-1,894.26
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 512.66 $ 282.81-999.47
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 199.89 $ 115.60-579.92
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 139.00 $ 84.08-317.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 574.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.99 8.00-18.00

Prices in Russia

This country had 32770 entries in the past 12 months by 2341 different contributors.
Last update: July 2024
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
Moscow 38.0 21.2 30.4 35.0 37.9 79.1
Saint Petersburg 32.3 13.5 23.8 31.4 29.9 65.0
Vladivostok 31.7 11.8 22.7 32.6 30.4 49.3
Yekaterinburg 28.7 10.5 20.5 28.2 28.3 57.7
Samara 28.5 7.3 19.0 26.4 30.2 50.1
Novosibirsk 28.3 8.4 19.4 29.1 27.9 52.6
Krasnodar 28.3 8.5 19.4 26.5 32.4 52.7
Nizhny Novgorod 28.3 7.9 19.1 28.0 28.4 55.8
Kazan 28.3 9.6 19.9 26.7 25.2 57.0
Ufa 27.6 5.7 17.8 26.5 26.8 54.6
Rostov-na-donu 27.2 8.1 18.6 25.9 25.5 55.2
Kaliningrad 27.1 7.9 18.4 27.6 26.8 47.2
Perm 26.0 6.9 17.4 26.4 27.5 56.5
Chelyabinsk 23.6 6.6 15.9 23.7 24.2 55.6
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