Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 11,269 prices entered by 1,002 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district руб 391
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 224
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 124
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 52
12 eggs, large руб 68
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 103
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 179
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 71
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 56
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 49
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 439
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 64
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 28
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 98,931
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,185
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 401
40” flat screen TV руб 22,333
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 3,705
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 232
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 546
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,544
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,291
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,121
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 5,507
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 808,205
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 34
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,620
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 310
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 177
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 104
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 132
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 64
Tube of toothpaste руб 69
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 717
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,740
2 tickets to the movies руб 690
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 4,659
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 3,803
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 382
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 211
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 213
iPod nano 16GB руб 6,655
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.65
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,889
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes руб 68

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