Austria vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$755
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
29
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
93
85
😀 Quality of life
85
52
🏙️ Population
8.98M
147M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 69% more expensive than in Russia ($868). Austria ranked 25th vs 85th for Russia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 5th and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Russia

We calculate prices for Austria and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 122 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$6764

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Russia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1337
12.7M
Saint Petersburg
$1164
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$797
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$883
1.6M
Krasnoyarsk
$775
1.08M
Nizhny Novgorod
$864
1.26M
Kazan
$853
1.24M
Samara
$747
1.17M
Perm
$699
1.05M
Ufa
$709
1.12M
Voronezh
$667
1.05M
Rostov-on-Don
$806
1.13M
Tomsk
$583
573K
Chelyabinsk
$564
1.2M
Omsk
$621
1.18M
Tyumen
$779
745K
Krasnodar
$723
881K
Volgograd
$676
1.02M
Vladivostok
$998
607K
Saratov
$686
845K
Surgut
$849
361K
Khabarovsk
$929
616K
Balashikha
$807
451K
Sterlitamak
$852
280K
Tolyatti
$677
686K
Irkutsk
$719
624K
Sochi
$959
412K
Yaroslavl
$573
608K
Izhevsk
$595
646K
Yakutsk
$944
312K