Prices in India vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

IndiaRussia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$413
$635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1004
$1560
🏠 One person rent
$169
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$319
$558
🍽️ Food Expenses
$160
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$42.3
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$433
$523
💸 GDP per capita
$2010
$11289
😃 Human freedom index
6.8
6.49
❤️ Life expectancy
69.2
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
28
🏙️ Population
1.33B
147M

The average cost of living in India ($413) is 35% less expensive than in Russia ($635). India ranked 194th 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 months in India compared to 0.8 months in Russia. Ranked 67th and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in India vs Russia

IndiaRussia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.84
$5.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.4
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.67
$3.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.32
$1.89
☕ Cappuccino
$2.06
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$186
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$114
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$380
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$233
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.5
$56.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.4
$6.94
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.5%
10.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1616
$1848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$772
$1077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.7
$20.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.58
$3.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.44
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.92
$1.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$7.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$3.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.12
$6.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.46
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.06
$6.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.66
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.68
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.21
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.01
$2.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.89
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.2
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.23
$4.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.8
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$5.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.8
$62.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$47.2
$71
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$57.5
$263
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1650
$5355

Cities Comparison in India vs Russia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In India

CityCost of livingPopulation
Delhi
$499
26.5M
Mumbai
$693
15.4M
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Hyderabad
$457
9.31M
Chennai
$421
10.3M
Pune
$452
5.95M
Ahmedabad
$452
7.65M
Surat
$325
5.94M
Kolkata
$432
4.5M
Ghaziabad
$372
2.38M
Jaipur
$352
3.07M
Lucknow
$409
3.38M
Nagpur
$394
2.45M
Mirzapur
$373
2.5M
Navi Mumbai
$439
1.12M
Vadodara
$329
2.07M
Gurgaon
$512
877k
Kanpur
$305
2.77M
Visakhapatnam
$337
2.04M
Jabalpur
$332
1.27M
Indore
$311
2.2M
Bhopal
$328
1.88M
Faridabad
$379
1.4M
Thane
$453
1.26M
Patna
$367
1.68M
Varanasi
$307
1.2M
Nashik
$332
1.49M
Agra
$303
1.59M
Kalyan
$382
1.58M
Rajkot
$402
1.34M

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