Prices in Ulaanbaatar vs Yekaterinburg - Cost of Living Comparison

UlaanbaatarYekaterinburg
🚶 Cost of living One person
$604
$603
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1471
$1408
🏠 One person rent
$290
$294
🏘️ Family rent
$531
$475
🍽️ Food Expenses
$222
$182
🚐 Transport Expenses
$31.4
$53.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$371
$539
🏙️ Population
1.4M
1.46M

The cost of living in Ulaanbaatar is 0.2% more expensive than in Yekaterinburg. Cities ranked 6832nd and 6848th ($604 vs $603) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 23rd in Mongolia and Russia, respectively. Check Mongolia vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Ulaanbaatar compared to 0.9 months in Yekaterinburg. Ulaanbaatar ranked 1st best city to live in Mongolia vs Yekaterinburg ranked 4th in Russia, while ranked 5551st and 1566th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Ulaanbaatar vs Yekaterinburg

UlaanbaatarYekaterinburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.99
$4.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.6
$21.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.96
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
$2.13
☕ Cappuccino
$2.23
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$347
$296
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$210
$214
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$749
$505
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$384
$350
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.1
$56.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$58.3
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.9
$7.08
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.5%
10.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1126
$1364
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$651
$911
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$7.53
$28
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.14
$3.66
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.76
$0.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.64
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.21
$6.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.4
$3.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.52
$6.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$5.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.89
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.99
$1.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$4.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.31
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.3
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$1.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.7
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.22
$3.48
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$16.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.82
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.9
$73.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.5
$76.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$122
$202
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5668
$3087

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$690
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$513
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$514
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$445
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$486
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$473
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$513
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$525
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$555
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$421
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$546
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$401
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$464
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$484
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$496
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$512
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$330
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$620
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$495
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$386
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$491
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$604
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$376
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$610
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$421
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$568
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$481
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