Cost of living in Novosibirsk, Russia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 326
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 254
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 136
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 59
12 eggs, large руб 84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 123
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 271
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 109
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 56
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 607
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 82
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 39,667
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 29,871
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,132
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 27,905
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 18,143
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 2,613
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 441
40” flat screen TV руб 24,654
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 4,191
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 326
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 454
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,237
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 2,503
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 4,928
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 6,228
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,060,970
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 37
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,034
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 390
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 351
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 343
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,486
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 181
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 150
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 178
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 64
Tube of toothpaste руб 114
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 458
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,234
2 tickets to the movies руб 583
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,088
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 3,385
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 330
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 183
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 219
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 35,735
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 3.20
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 1,807
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 104
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 288 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2018.

Novosibirsk position in our World Ranking

the world
317th
out of 341
eastern europe
28th
out of 33
russia
4th
out of 4

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

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2nd
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4th
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