Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 111₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 71₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 37₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 18₴
12 eggs, large 28₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 33₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 67₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 17₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 136₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 20₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 8₴
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,412₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,717₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,381₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 11,995₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 7,463₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,527₴
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 120₴
40” flat screen TV 11,431₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,332₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 178₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 85₴
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,337₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 1,122₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,578₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,169₴
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 737,654₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 24₴
Monthly ticket public transport 328₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 84₴
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 89₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 174₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 322₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 58₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 45₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 54₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 28₴
Tube of toothpaste 38₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 162₴
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 318₴
2 tickets to the movies 168₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,454₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 784₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 100₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 33₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 33₴
iPod nano 16GB 5,434₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.34₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 618₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 26₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,437 prices entered by 175 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2017.

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