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St Petersberg vs Moscow
Spg vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Spg
Outside city centre
Mow
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Spg
Outside city centre
Mow
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Spg
Outside city centre
Mow
Spg

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Moscow
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Mow
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mow
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Mow
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Mow
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mow
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Mow
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Mow
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mow
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Mow
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mow
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Mow
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Spg

Summer dress

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

Mow
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth