Calgary vs Moscow - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Moscow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$1036
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$2706
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$554
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$1137
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$275
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$99.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$1155
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
53
95
😀 Quality of life
91
72
🏙️ Population
1.31M
12.5M

The cost of living in Calgary is 104% more expensive than in Moscow. Cities ranked 1562nd and 5113th ($2111 vs $1036) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 1st in Canada and Russia, respectively. Check Canada vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 1.1 months in Moscow. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Moscow ranked 1st in Russia, while ranked 64th and 1666th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Moscow

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Calgary Moscow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$7.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$37.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$4.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$3.48
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$2.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$708
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$425
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$1589
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$893
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$66.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$98.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$6.02
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
12.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$5424
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$3107
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$29.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$6.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$0.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$8.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$2.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$7.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$6.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$2.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$40
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$5.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$31.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$86.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$470
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$11028

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Moscow

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Khimki
$660
19 km or 12 mi Krasnogorsk
$743
19 km or 12 mi Lyubertsy
$667
19 km or 12 mi Mytishchi
$594
21 km or 13 mi Balashikha
$654
22 km or 14 mi Korolyov
$651
37 km or 23 mi Podolsk
$530
52 km or 32 mi Elektrostal
$638
96 km or 60 mi Obninsk
$595
161 km or 100 mi Kaluga
$503
161 km or 100 mi Tver
$563
173 km or 107 mi Tula
$528
179 km or 111 mi Vladimir
$603
184 km or 114 mi Ryazan
$501
248 km or 154 mi Yaroslavl
$507
250 km or 155 mi Ivanovo
$506
266 km or 165 mi Rybinsk
$620
301 km or 187 mi Kostroma
$498
326 km or 202 mi Oryol
$471
349 km or 217 mi Bryansk
$439
366 km or 228 mi Dzerzhinsk
$558
369 km or 229 mi Smolensk
$443
372 km or 231 mi Lipetsk
$411
376 km or 234 mi Cherepovets
$442
402 km or 250 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$619
408 km or 254 mi Vologda
$472
419 km or 260 mi Tambov
$507
457 km or 284 mi Kursk
$477
466 km or 290 mi Voronezh
$448
474 km or 294 mi Vitebsk
$299
491 km or 305 mi Veliky Novgorod
$700
495 km or 308 mi Starooskolsky
$463
496 km or 308 mi Stary Oskol
$438
509 km or 316 mi Mogilev
$468
513 km or 319 mi Saransk
$419
555 km or 345 mi Penza
$509
568 km or 353 mi Gomel
$402
571 km or 355 mi Sumy
$432
577 km or 359 mi Belgorod
$394
601 km or 373 mi Cheboksary
$480