Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 398
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 316
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 153
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 70
12 eggs, large руб 95
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 171
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 365
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 102
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 40
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 72
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 548
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 91
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 37
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 103,562
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 64,011
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 6,667
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 65,674
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 37,789
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 3,755
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 473
40” flat screen TV руб 24,124
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,188
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 486
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 643
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,003
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 3,258
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,715
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 8,752
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,161,760
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 43
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,885
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 596
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 1,827
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 205
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 175
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 211
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 77
Tube of toothpaste руб 100
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 835
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,066
2 tickets to the movies руб 843
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 5,910
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 4,347
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 445
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 254
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 288
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 29,837
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 7
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,479
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 136
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,461 prices entered by 418 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2018.

Moscow position in our World Ranking

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236th
out of 338
eastern europe
7th
out of 34
russia
1st
out of 4

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