Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

Change the currency:
Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 426
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 265
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 155
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 68
12 eggs, large руб 108
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 181
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 300
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 104
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 59
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 638
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 86
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 31
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 108,148
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 60,969
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,229
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 66,587
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 38,558
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 3,862
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 415
40” flat screen TV руб 30,061
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,579
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 430
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 432
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 6,622
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 3,543
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,629
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 9,507
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,316,310
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 38
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,833
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 371
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 493
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 689
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,550
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 282
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 150
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 163
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 75
Tube of toothpaste руб 102
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 1,283
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,048
2 tickets to the movies руб 838
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 8,733
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 4,514
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 469
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 246
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 285
iPod nano 16GB руб 11,910
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.45
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 6,921
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 111
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,830 prices entered by 398 different people.
Latest price update: December 06, 2016.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
160th
out of 238
eastern europe
2nd
out of 26

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

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

Do you live in Moscow? We need your help!

What is the price of

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new

in Moscow?

руб

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • Volkswagen golf 2.0 tdi 140 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Beirut costs 36,000,000 L£ (4 minutes ago)
  • Utilities (studio), monthly for 1 person in 45 m2 in Ilmenau costs €350 (13 minutes ago)
  • Furnished accommodation in normal area, monthly rent - 85 m2 in Poznan costs 3,000 zł (13 minutes ago)
  • Public transport in Manchester costs £50 (24 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in normal area in Morelia costs Mex$ 2,300 (28 minutes ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Caracas costs Bs 20,000,000,000 (35 minutes ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Moscow?