Italy vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Italy Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1413
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3475
$1699
🏠 One person rent
$704
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$1260
$604
🍽️ Food expenses
$474
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$93.5
$53.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1681
$623
💸 GDP per capita
$34776
$15271
😃 Human freedom index
7.95
5.81
❤️ Life expectancy
82.8
69.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
56
26
🌐 English speaking %
28.5%
3.5%
🎓 Higher education
92
85
😀 Quality of life
78
44
🏙️ Population
60.3M
147M

The average cost of living in Italy ($1413) is 113% more expensive than in Russia ($664). Italy ranked 35th vs 140th 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 1.2 months in Italy compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 32nd and 107th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Italy vs Russia

We calculate prices for Italy and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 148 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.

Italy Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
$6.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.6
$27.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.2
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.16
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.44
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$725
$365
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$507
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1425
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$940
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$82.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29
$6.04
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.72%
11.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4382
$2354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2489
$1508
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.73
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.7
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$5.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.96
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.93
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$8.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$3.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$7.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.99
$6.15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.62
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.21
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.8
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.42
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.26
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.32
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.5
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.52
$4.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$91.6
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.1
$5.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.4
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.4
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$518
$265
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10250
$6204

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1675
2.87M
Milan
$2057
1.37M
Turin
$1359
871K
Naples
$1330
966K
Genoa
$1448
559K
Palermo
$1158
668K
Bologna
$1581
393K
Florence
$1620
381K
Bari
$1321
323K
Verona
$1379
257K
Venice
$1434
255K
Catania
$1197
312K
Prato
$1436
193K
Messina
$1119
234K
Trieste
$1280
204K
Padua
$1580
210K
Brescia
$1439
197K
Modena
$1511
185K
Parma
$1435
196K
Reggio Emilia
$1289
172K
Livorno
$1374
158K
Latina
$1046
126K
Foggia
$1146
147K
Rimini
$1458
149K
Taranto
$1115
198K
Perugia
$1060
166K
Ravenna
$1232
159K
Forli
$1560
118K
Monza
$1562
124K
Bergamo
$1297
121K

In Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1036
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$836
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$678
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$669
1.63M
Nizhny Novgorod
$619
1.25M
Kazan
$630
1.24M
Rostov-on-Don
$613
1.14M
Ufa
$553
1.12M
Chelyabinsk
$488
1.2M
Samara
$635
1.17M
Voronezh
$448
1.05M
Krasnoyarsk
$640
1.08M
Omsk
$422
1.17M
Perm
$534
1.05M
Krasnodar
$558
949K
Tyumen
$627
745K
Saratov
$530
845K
Sevastopol
$632
522K
Volgograd
$519
1M
Surgut
$625
396K
Vladivostok
$764
597K
Kemerovo
$495
559K
Khabarovsk
$637
616K
Balashikha
$654
468K
Irkutsk
$622
624K
Izhevsk
$572
646K
Naberezhnye Chelny
$509
534K
Yaroslavl
$507
601K
Yakutsk
$819
312K
Orenburg
$507
565K