Israel vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

Israel Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1748
$868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4126
$2161
🏠 One person rent
$942
$416
🏘️ Family rent
$1609
$754
🍽️ Food expenses
$555
$299
🚐 Transport expenses
$83.3
$60.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2609
$805
💸 GDP per capita
$44178
$10127
😃 Human freedom index
7.66
6.23
❤️ Life expectancy
82.7
71.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
59
29
🌐 English speaking %
85%
11.8%
🎓 Higher education
92
85
😀 Quality of life
72
52
🏙️ Population
9.19M
147M

The average cost of living in Israel ($1748) is 101% more expensive than in Russia ($868). Israel ranked 17th 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 1.5 months in Israel compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 32nd and 81st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Israel vs Russia

We calculate prices for Israel and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 67 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.

Israel Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.2
$8.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$72.9
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$15.4
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.28
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$3.74
$2.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.6
$1.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$915
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$751
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1621
$894
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1321
$572
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
$71.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$201
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27.3
$8.43
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.62%
10.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7706
$3247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6086
$2070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.66
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.4
$26.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
$5.54
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.02
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.19
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
$9.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.56
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.2
$9.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.65
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.6
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.5
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.28
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.33
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.2
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$5.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$112
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.3
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.5
$84.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$116
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$844
$367
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8647
$6764

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Cities Comparison in Israel vs Russia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Israel

City Cost of living Population
Jerusalem
$1871
919K
Tel Aviv
$2256
452K
Haifa
$1568
281K
Rishon LeZion
$1760
250K
Petah Tikva
$1861
236K
Netanya
$1764
217K
Beersheba
$1541
209K
Bnei Brak
$1671
194K
Ramat Gan
$2080
153K
Holon
$1770
189K
Ashkelon
$1599
134K
Rehovot
$1739
133K
Herzliya
$1712
94K
Beit Shemesh
$1585
114K
Bat Yam
$1873
129K
Kfar Saba
$1648
101K
Nazareth
$1372
83.4K
Hadera
$1548
91.7K
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1649
90K
Givatayim
$2015
59.5K
Ra'anana
$1646
74K
Ramat HaSharon
$1848
46.7K
Rahat
$1653
64.5K
Lod
$1500
75.7K
Nahariya
$1643
60K
Hod HaSharon
$2055
56.7K
Rosh HaAyin
$1641
56.3K
Kiryat Ata
$1341
55.5K
Umm al-Fahm
$1641
55.3K
Kiryat Gat
$1611
55K

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