Prices in Russia vs Sweden - Cost of Living Comparison

RussiaSweden
🚶 Cost of living One person
$635
$1419
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1560
$3222
🏠 One person rent
$316
$710
🏘️ Family rent
$558
$1210
🍽️ Food Expenses
$205
$468
🚐 Transport Expenses
$44.2
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$523
$2721
💸 GDP per capita
$11289
$54608
😃 Human freedom index
6.49
8.48
❤️ Life expectancy
72.1
82.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
28
85
🏙️ Population
147M
10.3M

The average cost of living in Russia ($635) is 55% less expensive than in Sweden ($1419). Russia ranked 133rd vs 30th for Sweden in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Russia compared to 1.9 months in Sweden. Ranked 49th and 3rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Russia vs Sweden

RussiaSweden
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.62
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.5
$62.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.63
$8.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.89
$7.1
☕ Cappuccino
$1.9
$4.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.75
$2.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$354
$803
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$227
$578
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$653
$1396
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$416
$1017
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.7
$56.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.2
$87.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.94
$29.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.45%
2.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1848
$5421
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1077
$3525
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.46
$3.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.5
$77.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.56
$21.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
$1.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.1
$3.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.45
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.69
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.49
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$2.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$2.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$3.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.23
$2.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.33
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
$1.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$6.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.13
$7.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.58
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.94
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.2
$38.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.32
$14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.8
$28.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.28
$25.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.9
$91.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71
$95.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$263
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5355
$4486

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Sweden

CityCost of livingPopulation
Stockholm
$1871
973k
Gothenburg
$1566
600k
Malmo
$1430
322k
Uppsala
$1403
165k
Vasteras
$1327
128k
Orebro
$1200
126k
Linkoping
$1433
115k
Lund
$1471
93.6k
Jonkoping
$1279
99.4k
Helsingborg
$1216
112k
Norrkoping
$1227
98k
Solna
$1480
82.8k
Sollentuna
$1222
73.9k
Gavle
$1166
77.7k
Halmstad
$1155
70.5k
Umea
$1227
89.6k
Lidingo
$1267
44.2k
Vaxjo
$1146
70.5k
Lulea
$1178
48.7k
Eskilstuna
$1200
70.7k
Sodertalje
$1295
75.1k
Boras
$1205
73.6k
Ostersund
$1238
52.6k
Uddevalla
$1260
56.8k
Taby
$1600
72k
Karlstad
$1210
65.3k
Hassleholm
$1178
52.1k
Trollhattan
$1056
50.3k
Borlange
$1110
52.6k
Skovde
$1157
56.5k