Cost of living in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Chelyabinsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 104,902
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 45,654
  • Chelyabinsk is the cheapest city in Russia (7 out of 7)
  • Cost of living in Chelyabinsk is cheaper than in 69% of cities in Eastern Europe (20 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Chelyabinsk is cheaper than in 90% of cities in the World (242 out of 269)
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List of prices in Chelyabinsk
Current as of Jun 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 307
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 273
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 120
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 58
12 eggs, large руб 74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 136
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 357
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 86
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 38
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 50
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 502
2 liters of coca-cola руб 114
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 23
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 33,521
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 19,661
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,728
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 17,176
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 13,310
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 2,731
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) руб 432
40” flat screen tv руб 23,020
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 4,247
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 408
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 512
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) руб 2,544
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 2,020
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 4,116
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 4,264
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 963,089
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 47
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,036
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 523
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 322
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 500
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,265
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) руб 167
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 128
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 192
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 51
Tube of toothpaste руб 77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 258
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,151
2 tickets to the movies руб 565
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 3,220
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 2,777
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 221
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 108
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 137
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 32,084
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 1.34
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 2,395
1 package of marlboro cigarettes руб 88
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 85 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: June 29, 2022

Chelyabinsk position in our World Ranking

the world
242nd
out of 269
eastern europe
20th
out of 29
russia
7th
out of 7

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

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