Czech Republic vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Czech Republic Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1210
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2910
$1699
🏠 One person rent
$699
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$1306
$604
🍽️ Food expenses
$346
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$59.3
$53.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1444
$623
💸 GDP per capita
$27223
$15271
😃 Human freedom index
8.38
5.81
❤️ Life expectancy
77.4
69.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
57
26
🌐 English speaking %
50.7%
3.5%
🎓 Higher education
89
85
😀 Quality of life
77
44
🏙️ Population
10.8M
147M

The average cost of living in the Czech Republic ($1210) is 82% more expensive than in Russia ($664). the Czech Republic ranked 51st vs 140th 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 1.2 months in the Czech Republic compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 36th and 107th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Czech Republic vs Russia

We calculate prices for the Czech Republic and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 58 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.

Czech Republic Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.59
$6.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.3
$27.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.97
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.06
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$2.69
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.48
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$642
$365
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$500
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1307
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$992
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$150
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$230
$82.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.2
$6.04
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.85%
11.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4496
$2354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3384
$1508
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.09
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.4
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.9
$5.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.68
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.4
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.77
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$8.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.16
$3.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$7.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$1.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.15
$6.15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.18
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.88
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.88
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.43
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.5
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.61
$4.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.8
$5.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.9
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.7
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$406
$265
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8480
$6204

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Cities Comparison in the Czech Republic vs Russia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Czech Republic

City Cost of living Population
Prague
$1545
1.36M
Brno
$1177
396K
Ostrava
$1091
284K
Plzen
$1135
181K
Hradec Kralove
$1101
93.5K
Liberec
$1051
107K
Olomouc
$1053
102K
Ceske Budejovice
$1101
96.4K
Pardubice
$947
92.1K
Usti nad Labem
$924
92K
Zizkov
$1384
58.3K
Zlin
$1040
74.2K
Mlada Boleslav
$1159
45K
Most
$1131
63.9K
Kladno
$1204
68.4K
Havirov
$813
70.2K
Jihlava
$966
52.5K
Frydek-Mistek
$915
54.2K
Karvina
$893
50.2K
Opava
$940
55.5K
Prostejov
$1096
43.6K
Karlovy Vary
$974
49K
Smichov
$1394
35K
Chomutov
$1139
46.9K
Prerov
$923
41.6K
Jablonec nad Nisou
$1039
45.8K
Decin
$1033
47.2K
Ceska Lipa
$1074
37.3K
Kolin
$1029
33.3K
Pribram
$1131
32.7K

In Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1036
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$836
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$678
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$669
1.63M
Nizhny Novgorod
$619
1.25M
Kazan
$630
1.24M
Rostov-on-Don
$613
1.14M
Ufa
$553
1.12M
Chelyabinsk
$488
1.2M
Samara
$635
1.17M
Voronezh
$448
1.05M
Krasnoyarsk
$640
1.08M
Omsk
$422
1.17M
Perm
$534
1.05M
Krasnodar
$558
949K
Tyumen
$627
745K
Saratov
$530
845K
Sevastopol
$632
522K
Volgograd
$519
1M
Surgut
$625
396K
Vladivostok
$764
597K
Kemerovo
$495
559K
Khabarovsk
$637
616K
Balashikha
$654
468K
Irkutsk
$622
624K
Izhevsk
$572
646K
Naberezhnye Chelny
$509
534K
Yaroslavl
$507
601K
Yakutsk
$819
312K
Orenburg
$507
565K