Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Saint Petersburg

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 160,459
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 79,785
  • Cost of living in Saint Petersburg is cheaper than in 79% of cities in Eastern Europe (19 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Saint Petersburg is cheaper than in 85% of cities in the World (221 out of 259)

List of prices in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Current as of Mar 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 335
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 247
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 134
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 63
12 eggs, large руб 84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 169
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 332
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 94
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 33
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 60
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 527
2 liters of coca-cola руб 84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 37
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 64,146
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 41,467
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 6,070
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 39,826
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 22,528
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 3,480
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) руб 398
40” flat screen tv руб 30,778
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 6,410
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 485
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 774
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) руб 6,448
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 2,977
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 6,934
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 8,949
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 1,426,600
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 46
Monthly ticket public transport руб 2,429
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 396
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 486
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 537
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,660
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) руб 229
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 164
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 184
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 72
Tube of toothpaste руб 86
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 793
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,741
2 tickets to the movies руб 601
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 10,456
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 3,922
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 350
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 185
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 218
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 35,478
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 3.67
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 3,771
1 package of marlboro cigarettes руб 144
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 369 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: March 31, 2020

St. Petersburg position in our World Ranking

the world
221st
out of 259
eastern europe
19th
out of 24

Cheapest and most expensive products in St. Petersburg compared to other cities:

the world
1st
the world
3rd
the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st

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