Czech Republic vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Czech Republic Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1007
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$573
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$928
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$281
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$56
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1320
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$22933
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
8.61
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
78.2
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
54
29
🌐 English speaking %
27%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
89
85
😀 Quality of life
69
52
🏙️ Population
10.5M
147M

The average cost of living in the Czech Republic ($1007) is 16% more expensive than in Russia ($868). the Czech Republic ranked 64th 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 1.3 months in the Czech Republic compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 34th and 81st 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
$6.41
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.59
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$2.25
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.39
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$495
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$418
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.2
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.01%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4209
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3002
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.98
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.8
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.8
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.88
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.96
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.62
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.49
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.33
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.05
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.31
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.92
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.1
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.5
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.61
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.6
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.8
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$386
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8353
$6764

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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
$1245
1.28M
Brno
$1028
379K
Ostrava
$958
280K
Plzen
$952
169K
Liberec
$772
103K
Olomouc
$841
99.5K
Hradec Kralove
$1004
90.6K
Zlin
$867
73K
Ceske Budejovice
$1008
93.4K
Pardubice
$818
88.5K
Usti nad Labem
$799
90.4K
Havirov
$915
69.1K
Kladno
$864
66.9K
Most
$650
62.9K
Zizkov
$893
56.1K
Opava
$896
54.8K
Frydek-Mistek
$893
53.9K
Karvina
$921
49.9K
Jihlava
$911
50.1K
Mlada Boleslav
$999
41.9K
Decin
$872
47K
Jablonec nad Nisou
$801
44.6K
Prostejov
$885
43.1K
Karlovy Vary
$874
45.5K
Prerov
$1303
41.4K
Chomutov
$701
46.3K
Kolin
$864
32K
Trinec
$944
34.2K
Trebic
$859
34.4K
Smichov
$888
33.5K

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