Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 373
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 280
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 145
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 63
12 eggs, large руб 88
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 142
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 338
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 88
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 42
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 55
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 574
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 25
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 107,321
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,009
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 381
40” flat screen TV руб 27,375
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 4,982
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 330
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 566
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,568
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,659
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,687
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 7,562
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 963,352
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 36
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,820
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 560
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 325
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 272
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 160
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 178
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 72
Tube of toothpaste руб 114
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 718
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,194
2 tickets to the movies руб 778
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 6,339
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert руб 4,099
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 435
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 244
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 224
iPod nano 16GB руб 8,637
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.09
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 5,758
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 83
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,986 prices entered by 1,192 different people.
Latest price update: May 25, 2015.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
94th
out of 188
eastern europe
1st
out of 28

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

the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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