Cost of living in Kyiv, Ukraine

Summary of cost of living in Kyiv

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 60,398₴
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 31,254₴
  • Kyiv is the 2nd cheapest city in Eastern Europe (16 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Kyiv is cheaper than in 87% of cities in the World (173 out of 198)

List of prices in Kyiv, Ukraine. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 169₴
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 125₴
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 51₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 29₴
12 eggs, large 32₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 43₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 114₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 32₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 13₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 24₴
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 166₴
2 liters of coca-cola 28₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15₴
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 25,504₴
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 16,981₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,265₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 17,388₴
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 10,843₴
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,318₴
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 126₴
40” flat screen tv 10,163₴
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 3,601₴
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 312₴
Hourly rate for cleaning help 185₴
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,887₴
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,254₴
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,999₴
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,769₴
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 598,406₴
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 26₴
Monthly ticket public transport 382₴
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 119₴
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 139₴
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 179₴
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 367₴
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 62₴
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 51₴
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 68₴
4 rolls of toilet paper 37₴
Tube of toothpaste 43₴
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 305₴
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 485₴
2 tickets to the movies 199₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,260₴
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,393₴
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 163₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 42₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 57₴
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 15,043₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.26₴
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,564₴
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 50₴
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 705 prices entered by 89 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2021

Kyiv position in our World Ranking

the world
173rd
out of 198
eastern europe
16th
out of 17

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

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2nd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
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5th

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