Cost of living in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Summary of cost of living in Saint Petersburg

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: руб 158,366
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: руб 79,659
  • Cost of living in Saint Petersburg is cheaper than in 82% of cities in Eastern Europe (18 out of 22)
  • Cost of living in Saint Petersburg is cheaper than in 80% of cities in the World (192 out of 239)

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

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 340
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) руб 272
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 137
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 66
12 eggs, large руб 82
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 161
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 340
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 91
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 36
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 62
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 554
2 liters of coca-cola руб 92
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 37
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area руб 64,220
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area руб 41,992
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 5,828
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area руб 40,027
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area руб 25,477
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio руб 3,428
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 5,838
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 5,984
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) руб 2,474
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 6,343
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 8,853
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 45
Monthly ticket public transport руб 2,092
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 1,589
2 tickets to the movies руб 595
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 213
Ipad wi-fi 128gb руб 35,478
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 5.58
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 345 prices entered by 64 different people.
Latest price update: July 08, 2020

St. Petersburg position in our World Ranking

the world
192nd
out of 239
eastern europe
18th
out of 22

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

the world
3rd
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd

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