Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 11,818 prices entered by 1,094 different people.
Latest price update: January 29, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district руб 356
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 240
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 122
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 55
12 eggs, large руб 76
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 113
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 252
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 65
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 40
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 48
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 489
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 23
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 104,159
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,872
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 388
40” flat screen TV руб 22,026
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 4,216
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 226
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 576
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,302
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,081
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,260
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 6,062
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 803,794
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,786
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 464
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 273
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 180
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 118
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 147
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 58
Tube of toothpaste руб 86
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 588
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,804
2 tickets to the movies руб 757
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 6,027
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 3,619
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 387
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 221
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 222
iPod nano 16GB руб 6,655
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.93
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 5,480
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes руб 75

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