Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 102₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 67₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 42₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 17₴
12 eggs, large 28₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 36₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 72₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 19₴
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 138₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 19₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 8₴
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 17,908₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 10,414₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,957₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 11,409₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,013₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,224₴
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 111₴
40” flat screen TV 11,238₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,332₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 160₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 114₴
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,418₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 1,170₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,420₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,812₴
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 688,439₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 22₴
Monthly ticket public transport 323₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 86₴
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 90₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 160₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 310₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 62₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 44₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 51₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 25₴
Tube of toothpaste 38₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 149₴
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 263₴
2 tickets to the movies 155₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,439₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 686₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 101₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 30₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 32₴
iPod nano 16GB 5,434₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.24₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 569₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 26₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,448 prices entered by 165 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2017.

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