Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

List of prices in Moscow, Russia. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 408
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 299
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 151
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 71
12 eggs, large руб 93
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 155
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 355
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 99
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 39
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 65
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 557
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 93
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 39
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 102,540
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 65,698
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 6,685
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 66,502
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 37,605
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 3,799
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 459
40” flat screen TV руб 24,172
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,167
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 508
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 622
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,236
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 3,005
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,855
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 9,101
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,237,840
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 43
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,900
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 595
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 289
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 563
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,619
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 205
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 202
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 238
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 77
Tube of toothpaste руб 99
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 820
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,158
2 tickets to the movies руб 864
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 6,336
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 3,780
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 470
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 255
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 304
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 30,288
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 7
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,461
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 141
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,441 prices entered by 404 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2019.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
232nd
out of 328
eastern europe
7th
out of 35
russia
1st
out of 4

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

the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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