Finland vs Russia cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Finland

Supermarket prices in Finland
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 0.99 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.34 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.44 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.22 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.41 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.8 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 13.81 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.8 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.14 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.14 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.43 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.03 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.23 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.78 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.39 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 13.24 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.77 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.09 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 8.67 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Finland
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 9.09 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 13.78 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 79.56 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.9 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.02 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.7 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.45 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.95 (USD)

Shopping prices in Finland
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 92.96 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 134.28 (USD)
High quality jeans 97.3 (USD)
womens summer dress 38.66 (USD)

Transportation in Finland
Taxi minimum charge 6.42 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.68 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 52.89 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.18 (USD)
One month pass 66.57 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.79 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 26743 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 26945 (USD)

Rent prices in Finland
1 bedroom flat in city center 821 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1444 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 672 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1082 (USD)
Square meter in city center 5605 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3419 (USD)

Home and utilities in Finland
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 104 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 28 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Finland
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 319 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 6279 (USD)

Gym and activities in Finland
Gym monthly membership cost 45.35 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 24.58 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 14.98 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Finland
Average monthly net salary 2546 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.4 %

Cost of living in Russia

Supermarket prices in Russia
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 0.84 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 2.75 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.1 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.95 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.49 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.63 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.78 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.95 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.23 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.3 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.45 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.49 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.04 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.86 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.54 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 5.41 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.59 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.65 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.07 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Russia
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 3.59 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 7.33 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 28.47 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.44 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.79 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.74 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.96 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.56 (USD)

Shopping prices in Russia
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 70.46 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 81.53 (USD)
High quality jeans 64.94 (USD)
womens summer dress 38.02 (USD)

Transportation in Russia
Taxi minimum charge 1.43 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.21 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 4.22 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.38 (USD)
One month pass 27.64 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.64 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 19331 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 17800 (USD)

Rent prices in Russia
1 bedroom flat in city center 333 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 613 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 238 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 407 (USD)
Square meter in city center 1249 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 876 (USD)

Home and utilities in Russia
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 100 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 7 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Russia
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 244 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 5614 (USD)

Gym and activities in Russia
Gym monthly membership cost 30.22 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 15.49 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.18 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Russia
Average monthly net salary 486 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 9.94 %