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Cost of Living in Minsk | Belarus

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$660
$1695
🛋️ Without rent
$357
$1148
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$302
$546
🍽️ Food
$238
$626
🚐 Transport
$46
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$453
🏙️ Population
2.02M

The average cost of living in Minsk is $660, which is in the top 30% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6449th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 10 in Belarus.

The median after-tax salary is $453, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 949th (TOP 11%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Belarus. With an estimated population of 2.02M, Minsk is the 1st largest city in Belarus.

✈️ Closest airport31 kmMinsk National Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate14.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1128Belarusian State University
Cost of living in Minsk infographic

Prices in Minsk

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$10
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
☕ Cappuccino
$1.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.95
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.71
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.44

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.76

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$360
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$232
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$669
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$437
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1701
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1147

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$451
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5915

Minsk Cost of Living comparison