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Vancouver vs Kiev
Van vs Kbp

Average net salary (After tax)

Kiev
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Van
Outside city centre
Kbp
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Van
Outside city centre
Kbp
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Kbp
Van
Outside city centre
Kbp
Van

Mortgage rates

Kiev
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kiev
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Kbp
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Kbp
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Kbp
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Kbp
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kiev
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Kbp
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Kbp
Van
White bread 500g
Kbp
Van
Eggs 12
Kbp
Van
White rice 1kg
Kbp
Van

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kiev
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Kbp
Van
Beef round 1kg
Kbp
Van
Local cheese 1kg
Kbp
Van

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Kbp
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Kbp
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Kbp
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Kbp
Van
Oranges 1 head
Kbp
Van
Bananas 1kg
Kbp
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kiev
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kiev are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Kbp
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Kbp
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kiev
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Kbp
Van

Summer dress

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

Kbp
Van

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Kbp
Van
1 pair men's leather shoes
Kbp
Van

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kiev
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth