Prices in Germany vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

GermanyRussia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1335
$635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3282
$1560
🏠 One person rent
$697
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$1282
$558
🍽️ Food Expenses
$387
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$119
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2535
$523
💸 GDP per capita
$47603
$11289
😃 Human freedom index
8.42
6.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
80
28
🏙️ Population
83.1M
147M

The average cost of living in Germany ($1335) is 110% more expensive than in Russia ($635). Germany ranked 34th vs 133rd 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 1.9 months in Germany compared to 0.8 months in Russia. Ranked 4th and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Germany vs Russia

GermanyRussia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.1
$5.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.5
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.78
$3.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.89
$1.89
☕ Cappuccino
$3.16
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.53
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$660
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1299
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$981
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
$56.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$204
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.9
$6.94
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.98%
10.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4870
$1848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3459
$1077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.05
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.3
$20.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.5
$3.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.59
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.44
$1.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.56
$7.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$3.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.77
$6.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.33
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.65
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.65
$2.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.7
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.8
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
$4.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$64.8
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
$5.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.9
$62.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.7
$71
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$263
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13730
$5355

Cities Comparison in Germany vs Russia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Germany

CityCost of livingPopulation
Berlin
$1703
3.64M
Hamburg
$1641
1.84M
Munich
$1925
1.47M
Cologne
$1581
1.09M
Frankfurt
$1829
753k
Stuttgart
$1612
635k
Dusseldorf
$1516
619k
Dortmund
$1237
587k
Dresden
$1322
555k
Hanover
$1319
538k
Nuremberg
$1379
518k
Essen
$1272
583k
Bremen
$1329
569k
Leipzig
$1163
588k
Munster
$1397
314k
Bonn
$1534
327k
Duisburg
$1087
499k
Karlsruhe
$1285
313k
Kiel
$1245
248k
Bochum
$1282
365k
Augsburg
$1447
295k
Mannheim
$1230
309k
Mainz
$1414
217k
Braunschweig
$1321
248k
Bielefeld
$1307
334k
Monchengladbach
$1267
261k
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1555
230k
Aachen
$1242
247k
Wiesbaden
$1525
278k
Wuppertal
$1200
354k

In Russia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Moscow
$1006
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$791
5.35M
Yekaterinburg
$603
1.46M
Novosibirsk
$591
1.6M
Nizhny Novgorod
$595
1.26M
Kazan
$604
1.24M
Chelyabinsk
$473
1.2M
Krasnoyarsk
$503
1.08M
Rostov-on-Don
$595
1.13M
Perm
$525
1.05M
Ufa
$546
1.12M
Samara
$568
1.17M
Voronezh
$496
1.05M
Krasnodar
$526
881k
Omsk
$497
1.18M
Volgograd
$502
1.02M
Tyumen
$555
745k
Vladivostok
$788
607k
Khabarovsk
$703
616k
Surgut
$609
361k
Saratov
$490
845k
Kemerovo
$509
557k
Irkutsk
$540
624k
Izhevsk
$464
646k
Tomsk
$489
573k
Naberezhnye Chelny
$502
530k
Ryazan
$516
538k
Yaroslavl
$492
608k
Tolyatti
$481
707k
Balashikha
$714
451k