Cost of living in Minsk, Belarus

Summary of cost of living in Minsk

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 5,277 BYN
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,543 BYN
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Minsk
Current as of Dec 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 19 BYN
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 11 BYN
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 5.66 BYN
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.34 BYN
12 eggs, large 3.85 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 BYN
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.30 BYN
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.46 BYN
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.00 BYN
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 22 BYN
2 liters of coca-cola 3.84 BYN
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.18 BYN
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,962 BYN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,298 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 133 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,172 BYN
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 846 BYN
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 84 BYN
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 26 BYN
40” flat screen tv 926 BYN
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 399 BYN
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 18 BYN
Hourly rate for cleaning help 37 BYN
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 189 BYN
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 92 BYN
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 277 BYN
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 293 BYN
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 37,595 BYN
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.28 BYN
Monthly ticket public transport 48 BYN
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 20 BYN
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16 BYN
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 22 BYN
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 36 BYN
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 15 BYN
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 9 BYN
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 8 BYN
4 rolls of toilet paper 3.15 BYN
Tube of toothpaste 4.83 BYN
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22 BYN
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 58 BYN
2 tickets to the movies 23 BYN
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 82 BYN
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 103 BYN
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 13 BYN
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.72 BYN
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 8 BYN
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,035 BYN
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.19 BYN
1 month of gym membership in business district 91 BYN
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 5.10 BYN
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 430 prices entered by 31 different people.
Latest price update: December 06, 2022

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