Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 95₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 62₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 33₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 15₴
12 eggs, large 29₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 39₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 55₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 17₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 8₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 110₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 18₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 6₴
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 14,981₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 8,496₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,240₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 10,603₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 6,775₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 883₴
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 110₴
40” flat screen TV 11,056₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,163₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 158₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 84₴
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,696₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 965₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,372₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,786₴
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 657,134₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 21₴
Monthly ticket public transport 292₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 82₴
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 109₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 126₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 310₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 62₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 43₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 48₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 23₴
Tube of toothpaste 43₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 165₴
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 294₴
2 tickets to the movies 142₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 720₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 636₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 98₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 30₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 32₴
iPod nano 16GB 5,166₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.89₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 630₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 24₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,445 prices entered by 155 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2016.

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