Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 86₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 63₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 34₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 15₴
12 eggs, large 32₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 48₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 54₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 17₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 108₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola 17₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 6₴
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 15,073₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 7,207₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,537₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 11,060₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 6,924₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 985₴
Internet 8MB (1 month) 120₴
40” flat screen TV 13,130₴
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,675₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 182₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 81₴
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,851₴
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 905₴
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,025₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,545₴
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 647,414₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 21₴
Monthly ticket public transport 334₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 101₴
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 160₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 151₴
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 320₴
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 90₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 55₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 51₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 19₴
Tube of toothpaste 39₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 136₴
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 325₴
2 tickets to the movies 153₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,019₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 679₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 100₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 31₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 31₴
iPod nano 16GB 4,158₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.02₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 659₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 23₴
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Latest price update: February 12, 2016.

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