Cost of living in Novosibirsk, Russia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 319
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 244
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 144
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 58
12 eggs, large руб 81
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 135
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 324
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 100
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 33
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 54
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 457
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 28
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 35,719
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 30,917
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 3,951
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 29,350
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 18,632
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 2,601
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 468
40” flat screen TV руб 23,766
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 3,873
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 327
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 459
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,955
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 2,475
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 4,030
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 5,500
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 981,777
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,146
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 293
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 283
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 363
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,241
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 181
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 137
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 169
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 65
Tube of toothpaste руб 103
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 426
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,165
2 tickets to the movies руб 605
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,005
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,887
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 317
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 176
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 235
iPod nano 16GB руб 6,926
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 3.13
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 1,485
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 94
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 321 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2017.

Novosibirsk position in our World Ranking

the world
252nd
out of 270
eastern europe
24th
out of 29
russia
4th
out of 4

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