Cost of living in Moscow, Russia

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

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 391
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 263
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 151
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 73
12 eggs, large руб 92
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 146
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 326
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 96
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 61
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 580
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 102
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 37
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 108,200
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 63,759
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 7,205
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 65,157
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 38,956
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 5,765
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 472
40” flat screen TV руб 23,244
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,982
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 468
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 622
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,786
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 3,482
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,890
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 9,979
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,436,730
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 45
Monthly ticket public transport руб 2,014
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 402
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 398
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 504
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,548
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 225
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 181
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 227
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 73
Tube of toothpaste руб 100
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 1,035
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 2,504
2 tickets to the movies руб 819
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 12,622
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 4,045
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 543
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 237
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 297
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 31,462
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 4.02
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,621
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 145
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,377 prices entered by 369 different people.
Latest price update: June 16, 2019

Moscow position in our World Ranking

the world
215th
out of 328
eastern europe
3rd
out of 34

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

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5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
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