Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Latest price update: February 28, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 281
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 241
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 112
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 55
12 eggs, large руб 89
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 102
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 203
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 59
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 484
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 61
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 24
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 64,968
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,187
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 359
40” flat screen TV руб 20,273
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 3,045
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 422
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 477
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,677
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 1,989
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,183
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 5,455
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 859,545
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,816
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 386
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 192
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 92
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 150
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 50
Tube of toothpaste руб 69
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 491
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,764
2 tickets to the movies руб 561
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 4,834
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 2,955
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 296
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 138
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 206
iPod nano 16GB руб 11,925
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.59
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,954
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 74

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