Cost of living comparison

compared to

Kiev is 21.2% more expensive than Lviv.

If you lived in Kiev instead of Lviv, you would:

pay 5.1% more for restaurants

 
Lviv
Kiev
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.07
₴149.90
$6.77
₴199.87
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.95
₴146.26
$4.40
₴129.92
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.68
₴20.15
$0.69
₴20.41

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pay 15.5% more for groceries

 
Lviv
Kiev
Bread
1 loaf
$0.66
₴19.63
$0.80
₴23.53
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.57
₴105.41
$4.26
₴125.92
Milk (1 gallon) $3.74
₴110.53
$4.34
₴128.13

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pay 29.1% more for transportation

 
Lviv
Kiev
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.27
₴126.19
$5.72
₴169.09
Monthly public transit pass $7.78
₴229.85
$11.84
₴349.77
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,678.32
₴669,913.24
$28,344.94
₴837,304.10

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pay 30.9% more for housing

 
Lviv
Kiev
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$5.57
₴164.54
$6.12
₴180.86
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $421.69
₴12,456.66
$648.78
₴19,164.89
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $299.28
₴8,840.57
$395.04
₴11,669.30

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pay 59.3% more for childcare

 
Lviv
Kiev
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $251.99
₴7,443.86
$361.81
₴10,687.93
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,841.65
₴113,481.57
$6,721.42
₴198,549.54

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pay 2.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
Lviv
Kiev
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.69
₴49.97
$1.22
₴35.98
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.43
₴42.14
$1.52
₴45.02
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.33
₴68.93
$2.27
₴66.96

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pay 11.2% more for clothing

 
Lviv
Kiev
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$58.58
₴1,730.45
$66.45
₴1,962.96
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.80
₴1,146.13
$40.51
₴1,196.70
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$71.64
₴2,116.27
$89.87
₴2,654.60

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