Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 283
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 230
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 142
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 54
12 eggs, large руб 94
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 119
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 250
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 88
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 52
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 532
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 67
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 24
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 67,508
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,718
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 378
40” flat screen TV руб 21,988
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 3,416
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 496
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 462
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,396
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,060
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,281
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 5,634
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 902,408
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,815
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 532
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 431
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 143
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 52
Tube of toothpaste руб 75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 698
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,343
2 tickets to the movies руб 607
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 5,462
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert руб 2,221
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 335
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 147
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 214
iPod nano 16GB руб 8,471
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.65
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,247
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 85
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,119 prices entered by 401 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2015.

St. Petersburg position in our World Ranking

the world
168th
out of 199
eastern europe
15th
out of 33

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