Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 11,412 prices entered by 1,023 different people.
Latest price update: September 18, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district руб 380
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 233
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 122
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 53
12 eggs, large руб 69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 104
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 168
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 70
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 54
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 429
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 99,761
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,153
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 400
40” flat screen TV руб 22,445
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 3,802
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 232
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 542
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,629
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,262
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,079
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 5,745
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 761,239
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 33
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,641
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 505
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 301
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 177
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 109
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 138
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 63
Tube of toothpaste руб 68
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 687
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,846
2 tickets to the movies руб 715
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 5,734
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 3,873
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 382
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 203
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 219
iPod nano 16GB руб 6,655
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.24
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,987
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes руб 69

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