Cost of living in Yakutsk, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Yakutsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 155,878
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 70,406
  • Yakutsk is the most expensive city in Russia (1 out of 7)
  • Cost of living in Yakutsk is more expensive than in 76% of cities in Eastern Europe (8 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Yakutsk is cheaper than in 73% of cities in the World (199 out of 271)
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List of prices in Yakutsk
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 382
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 484
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 177
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 87
12 eggs, large руб 119
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 197
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 327
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 170
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 61
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 74
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 850
2 liters of coca-cola руб 130
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 36
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 48,592
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 35,402
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 8,425
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 35,299
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 27,180
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 5,110
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) руб 1,132
40” flat screen tv руб 36,368
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,987
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 437
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 1,407
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) руб 5,328
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 3,771
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 6,369
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 5,122
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 724,916
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 50
Monthly ticket public transport руб 958
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 962
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 469
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 475
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,119
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) руб 213
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 236
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 238
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 123
Tube of toothpaste руб 127
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 428
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,735
2 tickets to the movies руб 657
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 1,370
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 3,946
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 328
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 186
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 260
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 51,086
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 4.12
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 5,136
1 package of marlboro cigarettes руб 131
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 20, 2022

Yakutsk position in our World Ranking

the world
199th
out of 271
eastern europe
8th
out of 29
russia
1st
out of 7

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