Cost of living in Novosibirsk, Russia

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 331
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 261
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 133
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 59
12 eggs, large руб 72
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 135
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 279
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 112
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 31
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 59
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 600
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 31
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 37,143
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 29,035
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 18,148
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 2,613
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 413
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 342
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 454
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 5,411
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 2,378
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,008
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 1,034,090
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 38
Monthly ticket public transport руб 959
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 1,539
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 1,208
2 tickets to the movies руб 599
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 2,080
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,954
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 356
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 180
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 221
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 36,394
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 3.33
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 1,740
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 104
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 239 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2018.

Novosibirsk position in our World Ranking

the world
327th
out of 344
eastern europe
31st
out of 33
russia
5th
out of 5

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