Cost of living in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Yekaterinburg

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 128,606
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 58,134
  • Cost of living in Yekaterinburg is cheaper than in 84% of cities in Eastern Europe (21 out of 25)
  • Cost of living in Yekaterinburg is cheaper than in 90% of cities in the World (254 out of 282)

List of prices in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 258
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 239
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 156
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 48
12 eggs, large руб 75
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 108
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 268
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 92
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 30
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 51
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 404
2 liters of coca-cola руб 89
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 21
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 41,468
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 28,199
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,807
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 26,293
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 19,126
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 3,880
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) руб 507
40” flat screen tv руб 23,844
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 5,084
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 359
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 507
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) руб 6,690
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 3,008
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 5,571
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 5,886
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,432,710
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 43
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,996
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 286
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 287
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 359
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,159
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) руб 241
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 141
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 207
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 63
Tube of toothpaste руб 115
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 545
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,005
2 tickets to the movies руб 513
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 3,648
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,160
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 303
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 131
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 205
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 37,746
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.91
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 4,266
1 package of marlboro cigarettes руб 122
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 198 prices entered by 18 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2020

Yekaterinburg position in our World Ranking

the world
254th
out of 282
eastern europe
21st
out of 25

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

the world
5th
the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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