Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 437
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 262
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 156
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 63
12 eggs, large руб 91
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 146
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 356
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 88
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 43
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 57
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 611
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 26
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 104,193
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,783
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 373
40” flat screen TV руб 25,557
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 4,612
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 354
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 419
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,730
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,542
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,798
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 7,622
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,027,860
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 36
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,879
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 509
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 357
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 232
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 130
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 172
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 71
Tube of toothpaste руб 90
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 967
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,063
2 tickets to the movies руб 817
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 6,777
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert руб 4,303
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 448
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 239
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 237
iPod nano 16GB руб 10,221
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.14
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 7,443
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 98
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 13,709 prices entered by 1,263 different people.
Latest price update: August 03, 2015.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
125th
out of 197
eastern europe
2nd
out of 31

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

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

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