Cost of living in Kharkiv, Ukraine

Summary of cost of living in Kharkiv

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 50,233₴
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 22,493₴
  • Kharkiv is the 4th cheapest city in Eastern Europe (26 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Kharkiv is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (261 out of 271)
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List of prices in Kharkiv
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 116₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 104₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 58₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 31₴
12 eggs, large 42₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 48₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 121₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 19₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 15₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 23₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 169₴
2 liters of coca-cola 26₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 14₴
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 16,314₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 10,354₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,902₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 10,700₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 5,675₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,391₴
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 143₴
40” flat screen tv 11,087₴
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,877₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 172₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 129₴
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,964₴
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,715₴
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,396₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,083₴
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 653,002₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 27₴
Monthly ticket public transport 429₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 110₴
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 87₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 136₴
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 353₴
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 66₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 61₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 58₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 25₴
Tube of toothpaste 45₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 118₴
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 339₴
2 tickets to the movies 187₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 641₴
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 659₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 105₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 39₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 49₴
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 17,027₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.26₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 637₴
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 34₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 142 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: May 23, 2022

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