Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,347 prices entered by 305 different people.
Latest price update: April 16, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district руб 295
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 228
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 108
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 43
12 eggs, large руб 68
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 91
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 134
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 58
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes руб 71
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 58
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 366
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 28
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 57,287
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,024
Internet 8MB (1 month) руб 346
40” flat screen TV руб 16,815
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt руб 2,583
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 391
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 373
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,126
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) руб 1,802
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) руб 3,744
1 pair of leather business shoes руб 4,250
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 868,205
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 33
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,904
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) руб 541
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) руб 279
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 171
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 80
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 131
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 49
Tube of toothpaste руб 62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 359
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,293
2 tickets to the movies руб 594
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 7,074
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert руб 3,093
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 328
Capuccino in expat area of the city руб 154
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 171
iPod nano 16GB руб 12,862
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.46
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,943
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes руб 66

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