Cost of living in Minsk, Belarus

Summary of cost of living in Minsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 4,301 BYN
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,156 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.
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List of prices in Minsk, Belarus. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 16 BYN
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 9 BYN
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.78 BYN
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.79 BYN
12 eggs, large 3.13 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.33 BYN
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 7 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.98 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.49 BYN
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.15 BYN
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 18 BYN
2 liters of coca-cola 2.59 BYN
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.95 BYN
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,753 BYN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,098 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 107 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,050 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 731 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 80 BYN
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 18 BYN
40” flat screen tv 678 BYN
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 279 BYN
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 13 BYN
Hourly rate for cleaning help 18 BYN
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 99 BYN
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 92 BYN
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 214 BYN
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 280 BYN
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 32,517 BYN
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.84 BYN
Monthly ticket public transport 38 BYN
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 12 BYN
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 12 BYN
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 14 BYN
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 31 BYN
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 9 BYN
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 5.19 BYN
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.82 BYN
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.58 BYN
Tube of toothpaste 4.09 BYN
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 14 BYN
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 43 BYN
2 tickets to the movies 16 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 88 BYN
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 14 BYN
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.02 BYN
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 4.69 BYN
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,133 BYN
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.11 BYN
1 month of gym membership in business district 107 BYN
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 4.33 BYN
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 492 prices entered by 57 different people.
Latest price update: February 24, 2021

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