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Moscow vs New York
Mow vs Nyc

Average net salary (After tax)

New York
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Mow
Outside city centre
Nyc
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Mow
Outside city centre
Nyc
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Nyc
Mow
Outside city centre
Nyc
Mow

Mortgage rates

New York
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

New York
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Nyc
Mow

Mobile phone data

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

Nyc
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Nyc
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Nyc
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

New York
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Nyc
Mow
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

New York
Moscow

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Nyc
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Nyc
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Nyc
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Nyc
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Nyc
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Nyc
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

New York
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in New York are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Nyc
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Nyc
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

New York
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Nyc
Mow

Summer dress

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

Nyc
Mow

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

New York
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth