Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district руб 293
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 234
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 142
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 53
12 eggs, large руб 97
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 118
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 259
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 89
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 44
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 56
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 505
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 63
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 63,297
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,650
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 396
40” flat screen TV руб 23,010
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 3,416
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 496
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 343
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,114
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 2,139
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 4,281
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 6,052
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 936,390
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,807
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 96
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 143
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 53
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 1,375
2 tickets to the movies руб 629
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 5,462
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert руб 2,636
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 324
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 160
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 203
iPod nano 16GB руб 9,295
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.77
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,312
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 82
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,218 prices entered by 411 different people.
Latest price update: September 03, 2015.

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