Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 105₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 77₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 45₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 22₴
12 eggs, large 31₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 36₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 84₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 20₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 9₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 17₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 133₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 21₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 10₴
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,964₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 12,480₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,963₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 15,192₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 8,884₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,301₴
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 189₴
40” flat screen TV 12,035₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,547₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 233₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 100₴
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,179₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 1,382₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,316₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 3,345₴
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 720,457₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 28₴
Monthly ticket public transport 356₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 94₴
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 83₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 182₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 391₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 68₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 57₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 64₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 34₴
Tube of toothpaste 44₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 144₴
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 384₴
2 tickets to the movies 179₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 817₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 851₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 118₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 41₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 40₴
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 13,214₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.65₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 841₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 33₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,206 prices entered by 222 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2018.

Kiev position in our World Ranking

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334th
out of 346
eastern europe
33rd
out of 35

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4th
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5th
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