Gothenburg vs Moscow - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Moscow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$3292
🏠 One person rent
$743
$742
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$1376
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$353
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$110
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1454
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
46
95
😀 Quality of life
92
76
🏙️ Population
605K
12.7M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 8% more expensive than in Moscow. Cities ranked 2868th and 3073rd ($1442 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and Russia, respectively. Check Sweden vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.1 months in Moscow. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Moscow ranked 1st in Russia, while ranked 63rd and 659th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Moscow

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Gothenburg Moscow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$9.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$46.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$3.43
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$919
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$584
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1884
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$1083
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$8.73
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
10.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$7964
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$4302
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$37.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$5.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$6.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$11.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$9.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$7.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$41.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$18.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$110
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$630
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$10517

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Khimki
$1058
19 km or 12 mi Krasnogorsk
$932
19 km or 12 mi Lyubertsy
$684
19 km or 12 mi Mytishchi
$826
21 km or 13 mi Balashikha
$807
22 km or 14 mi Korolyov
$938
37 km or 23 mi Podolsk
$891
52 km or 32 mi Elektrostal
$719
96 km or 60 mi Obninsk
$639
161 km or 100 mi Kaluga
$711
161 km or 100 mi Tver
$689
173 km or 107 mi Tula
$672
179 km or 111 mi Vladimir
$652
184 km or 114 mi Ryazan
$574
248 km or 154 mi Yaroslavl
$573
250 km or 155 mi Ivanovo
$643
266 km or 165 mi Rybinsk
$854
301 km or 187 mi Kostroma
$673
326 km or 202 mi Oryol
$585
349 km or 217 mi Bryansk
$702
366 km or 228 mi Dzerzhinsk
$652
369 km or 229 mi Smolensk
$685
372 km or 231 mi Lipetsk
$567
376 km or 234 mi Cherepovets
$615
402 km or 250 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$864
408 km or 254 mi Vologda
$720
419 km or 260 mi Tambov
$634
457 km or 284 mi Kursk
$544
466 km or 290 mi Voronezh
$667
474 km or 294 mi Vitebsk
$378
491 km or 305 mi Veliky Novgorod
$721
495 km or 308 mi Starooskolsky
$731
496 km or 308 mi Stary Oskol
$619
509 km or 316 mi Mogilev
$497
513 km or 319 mi Saransk
$678
555 km or 345 mi Penza
$569
568 km or 353 mi Gomel
$497
571 km or 355 mi Sumy
$362
577 km or 359 mi Belgorod
$581
601 km or 373 mi Cheboksary
$562