Cost of living in Kiev, Ukraine

Summary of cost of living in Kiev

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 57,531₴
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 29,384₴
  • Kiev is the 3rd cheapest city in Eastern Europe (19 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Kiev is cheaper than in 89% of cities in the World (208 out of 235)

List of prices in Kiev, Ukraine. Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 152₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 119₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 55₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 28₴
12 eggs, large 31₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 41₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 113₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 22₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 16₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 22₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 205₴
2 liters of coca-cola 27₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 13₴
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 23,971₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 15,871₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,152₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 14,472₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 8,910₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,182₴
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 132₴
40” flat screen tv 12,110₴
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,981₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 362₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 164₴
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,953₴
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,289₴
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,789₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,841₴
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 598,894₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 26₴
Monthly ticket public transport 445₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 117₴
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 142₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 185₴
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 399₴
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 69₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 46₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 70₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 36₴
Tube of toothpaste 40₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 295₴
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 476₴
2 tickets to the movies 209₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,418₴
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,061₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 168₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 41₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 49₴
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 13,562₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.10₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 855₴
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 45₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 658 prices entered by 93 different people.
Latest price update: August 13, 2020

Kiev position in our World Ranking

the world
208th
out of 235
eastern europe
19th
out of 21

Cheapest and most expensive products in Kiev compared to other cities:

the world
1st
the world
2nd
the world
4th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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