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Moscow vs Seattle
Mow vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Mow
Outside city centre
Sea
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Mow
Outside city centre
Sea
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Mow
Outside city centre
Sea
Mow

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Mow

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Mow
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Moscow

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Mow

Summer dress

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

Sea
Mow

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth