Cost of living in Novosibirsk, Russia

List of prices in Novosibirsk, Russia. Current as of Feb 2019.

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Food [Edit]
RUB USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 329 ($5.03)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 260 ($3.96)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 138 ($2.10)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 63 ($0.96)
12 eggs, large руб 72 ($1.10)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 143 ($2.18)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 313 ($4.78)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 124 ($1.89)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 31 ($0.48)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 63 ($0.96)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 587 ($9)
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 92 ($1.40)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 34 ($0.51)
Housing [Edit]
RUB USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 39,690 ($606)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 31,000 ($473)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,209 ($64)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 30,923 ($472)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 17,671 ($270)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 2,679 ($41)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 527 ($8)
40” flat screen TV руб 25,285 ($386)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 4,191 ($64)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 342 ($5.22)
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 446 ($7)
Clothes [Edit]
RUB USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,390 ($82)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 2,462 ($38)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,443 ($83)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 7,523 ($115)
Transportation [Edit]
RUB USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,124,860 ($17,170)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 38 ($0.58)
Monthly ticket public transport руб 946 ($14)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 392 ($5.99)
Personal Care [Edit]
RUB USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 348 ($5.31)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 471 ($7)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,545 ($24)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 181 ($2.76)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 150 ($2.28)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 203 ($3.10)
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 60 ($0.92)
Tube of toothpaste руб 121 ($1.85)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 458 ($7)
Entertainment [Edit]
RUB USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,287 ($20)
2 tickets to the movies руб 611 ($9)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,330 ($36)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,686 ($41)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 356 ($5.43)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 180 ($2.75)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 221 ($3.38)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 36,394 ($556)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 3.33 ($0.05)
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 1,740 ($27)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 104 ($1.59)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 171 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: February 21, 2019.

Novosibirsk position in our World Ranking

the world
325th
out of 336
eastern europe
31st
out of 35
russia
4th
out of 4

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3rd
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