Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,702 prices entered by 352 different people.
Latest price update: January 26, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district руб 343
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 242
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 109
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 51
12 eggs, large руб 74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 90
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 153
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 58
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 57
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 56
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 488
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 63
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 26
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 66,019
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,897
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 322
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 4,905
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 1,794
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,244
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 4,637
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 34
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,731
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 522
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 86
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 152
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 48
Tube of toothpaste руб 61
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 351
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,457
2 tickets to the movies руб 576
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,907
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 3,301
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 309
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 147
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 191
iPod nano 16GB руб 11,925
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.44
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,389
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes руб 71

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