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Moscow vs Berlin
Mow vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Mow
Outside city centre
Ber
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Mow
Outside city centre
Ber
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Mow
Outside city centre
Ber
Mow

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Berlin
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Mow

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Ber
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Mow
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Ber
Mow
White bread 500g
Ber
Mow
Eggs 12
Ber
Mow
White rice 1kg
Ber
Mow

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Moscow

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Ber
Mow
Beef round 1kg
Ber
Mow
Local cheese 1kg
Ber
Mow

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Mow

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Ber
Mow

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Ber
Mow
1 pair men's leather shoes
Ber
Mow

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth