Cost of living index in Russia

Milk (1Liter / 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)
Boneless 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)
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)
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)
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)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 19330.6 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 17800.1 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 30.22 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 15.49 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.18 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 332.73 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 612.8 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 237.92 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 407.07 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 1249.33 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 876.42 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 100.32 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 7.2 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 243.55 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 5614.19 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 486.18 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 9.94 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Russia

On average a signle person can spend arround 78 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Russia

134 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Russia

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 213 (USD) per month in Russia, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Russia for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Russia for arround 492 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 78 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 238 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 168 (USD).

Average living cost in Russia for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Russia can average 809 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 357 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 134 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 228 (USD).

Average living cost in Russia for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Russia for about 1915 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 570 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 674 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 213 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 113 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Russia