Cost of living in Minsk, Belarus

Summary of cost of living in Minsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 4,847 BYN
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,321 BYN
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Minsk
Current as of Jun 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 17 BYN
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 10 BYN
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 4.77 BYN
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.09 BYN
12 eggs, large 3.41 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 BYN
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 10 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.11 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.30 BYN
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.00 BYN
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 21 BYN
2 liters of coca-cola 3.36 BYN
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.12 BYN
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,806 BYN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,137 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 110 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,064 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 809 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 84 BYN
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 25 BYN
40” flat screen tv 932 BYN
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 390 BYN
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 30 BYN
Hourly rate for cleaning help 32 BYN
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 95 BYN
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 86 BYN
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 250 BYN
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 327 BYN
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 29,576 BYN
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.17 BYN
Monthly ticket public transport 43 BYN
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 15 BYN
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 20 BYN
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 22 BYN
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 37 BYN
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 15 BYN
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10 BYN
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 9 BYN
4 rolls of toilet paper 3.53 BYN
Tube of toothpaste 4.28 BYN
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 20 BYN
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 55 BYN
2 tickets to the movies 21 BYN
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 63 BYN
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 123 BYN
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 13 BYN
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.61 BYN
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7 BYN
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,062 BYN
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.18 BYN
1 month of gym membership in business district 95 BYN
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 4.62 BYN
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 354 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: June 30, 2022

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