Cost of Living in Balakovo

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$748
$1795
🛋️ Without rent
$387
$1178
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$362
$617
🍽️ Food
$284
$756
🚐 Transport
$21.6
$56.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$630
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
191K

The average cost of living in Balakovo is $748, which is in the top 33% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6259th out of 9294 in our global list and 39th out of 122 in Russia.

The median after-tax salary is $630, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8068th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 103rd best city to live in Russia. With an estimated population of 191K, Balakovo is the 102nd largest city in Russia.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Balakovo Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 13.6 µg/m³
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Prices in Balakovo

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$322
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$235
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$571
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$422
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.42
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1754
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1307
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$60.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$201
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5888

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