Cost of living in Irkutsk, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Irkutsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 108,001
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 49,375
  • Irkutsk is the 2nd cheapest city in Russia (6 out of 7)
  • Cost of living in Irkutsk is cheaper than in 83% of cities in Eastern Europe (24 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Irkutsk is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (260 out of 272)

List of prices in Irkutsk
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 345
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 219
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 140
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 64
12 eggs, large руб 84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 100
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 291
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 102
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 48
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 60
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 453
2 liters of coca-cola руб 86
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 28
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 36,053
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 22,940
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 3,634
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 19,260
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 15,170
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 4,196
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) руб 480
40” flat screen tv руб 31,910
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 3,838
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 389
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 648
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) руб 4,115
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 2,432
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 4,247
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 4,280
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 976,036
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 36
Monthly ticket public transport руб 685
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 337
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 351
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 545
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,269
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) руб 266
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 135
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 198
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 77
Tube of toothpaste руб 106
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 354
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,426
2 tickets to the movies руб 527
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,022
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,782
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 301
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 118
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 193
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 37,869
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.08
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,414
1 package of marlboro cigarettes руб 93
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 112 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 16, 2022

Irkutsk position in our World Ranking

the world
260th
out of 272
eastern europe
24th
out of 29
russia
6th
out of 7

Cheapest and most expensive products in Irkutsk compared to other cities:

eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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