Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 108₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 74₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 42₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 21₴
12 eggs, large 30₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 37₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 77₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 20₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 143₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 8₴
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 20,139₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 13,873₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,590₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 14,254₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,053₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,654₴
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 140₴
40” flat screen TV 11,470₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,449₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 224₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 78₴
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,942₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 1,226₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,593₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,460₴
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 729,967₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 26₴
Monthly ticket public transport 323₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 88₴
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 79₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 182₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 355₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 68₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 55₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 65₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 31₴
Tube of toothpaste 44₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 183₴
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 361₴
2 tickets to the movies 174₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 987₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 910₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 103₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 42₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 40₴
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 12,591₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.41₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 838₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 31₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,690 prices entered by 243 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2017.

Kiev position in our World Ranking

the world
315th
out of 334
eastern europe
32nd
out of 33

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

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2nd
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2nd
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2nd
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2nd
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4th
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1st

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