Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 78₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 48₴
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 27₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 12₴
12 eggs, large 23₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 30₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 49₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 15₴
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 5.56₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 86₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 15₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.92₴
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 16,031₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,188₴
Internet 8MB (1 month) 80₴
40” flat screen TV 6,227₴
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 1,711₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 119₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 77₴
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,376₴
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 282₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 1,504₴
1 pair of leather business shoes 1,773₴
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 148,672₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 11₴
Monthly ticket public transport 212₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 55₴
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 69₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 48₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 32₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 35₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 17₴
Tube of toothpaste 24₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 62₴
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 242₴
2 tickets to the movies 117₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 762₴
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 635₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 62₴
Capuccino in expat area of the city 27₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 27₴
iPod nano 16GB 2,926₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.60₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 465₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 18₴
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 4,961 prices entered by 460 different people.
Latest price update: March 28, 2015.

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