Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 395
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 264
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 164
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 62
12 eggs, large руб 90
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 151
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 353
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 87
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 44
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 56
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 602
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 109,805
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,337
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 395
40” flat screen TV руб 28,365
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 4,587
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 327
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 477
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,818
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,547
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,800
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 7,319
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,017,590
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 36
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,872
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 504
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 340
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 241
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 138
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 160
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 77
Tube of toothpaste руб 92
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 779
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,134
2 tickets to the movies руб 774
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 7,301
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert руб 4,177
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 434
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 233
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 231
iPod nano 16GB руб 10,120
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.93
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 6,320
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 90
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 13,316 prices entered by 1,224 different people.
Latest price update: July 06, 2015.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
116th
out of 202
eastern europe
1st
out of 34

Cheapest and most expensive products in Moscow compared to other cities:

the world
3rd
the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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