Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 100₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 60₴
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 27₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 14₴
12 eggs, large 32₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 39₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 82₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 24₴
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 11₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 117₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 16₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7₴
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 15,865₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,009₴
Internet 8MB (1 month) 91₴
40” flat screen TV 9,647₴
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 1,934₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 260₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 119₴
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,004₴
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 964₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 1,796₴
1 pair of leather business shoes 2,645₴
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 583,268₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 21₴
Monthly ticket public transport 307₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 56₴
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 92₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 79₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 45₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 50₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 19₴
Tube of toothpaste 33₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 120₴
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 318₴
2 tickets to the movies 131₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 303₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 987₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 76₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 28₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 25₴
iPod nano 16GB 2,926₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.73₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 827₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 22₴
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 5,311 prices entered by 499 different people.
Latest price update: July 01, 2015.

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