Madagascar is 0.9% more expensive than Russia.

If you lived in Madagascar instead of Russia, you would:

pay 47.2% less for restaurants

 
Russia
Madagascar
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.05
₽633.93
$1.74
Ar7,136
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.50
₽409.98
$4.98
Ar20,387
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.10
₽69.53
$0.54
Ar2,228

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pay 37.3% less for groceries

 
Russia
Madagascar
Bread
1 loaf
$0.74
₽46.96
$0.77
Ar3,135
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.12
₽385.80
$3.66
Ar14,985
Milk (1 gallon) $4.79
₽302.39
$3.05
Ar12,476

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pay 9.3% more for transportation

 
Russia
Madagascar
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.32
₽209.64
$3.90
Ar15,975
Monthly public transit pass $26.69
₽1,683.35
$5.33
Ar21,828
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $40,723.29
₽2,568,621.63
$20,236.61
Ar82,823,299

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pay 2.4 times more for housing

 
Russia
Madagascar
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$9.10
₽573.85
$67.87
Ar277,777
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $429.22
₽27,072.93
$644.46
Ar2,637,604
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $297.58
₽18,769.75
$99.63
Ar407,745

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pay 4.1% less for childcare

 
Russia
Madagascar
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $310.74
₽19,599.90
$354.92
Ar1,452,593
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,542.10
₽412,643.12
$5,080.95
Ar20,795,019

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pay 15.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
Russia
Madagascar
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.22
₽140.00
$0.75
Ar3,058
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.43
₽153.35
$1.20
Ar4,927
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.03
₽190.85
$3.74
Ar15,290

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pay 39.4% less for clothing

 
Russia
Madagascar
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$87.55
₽5,522.07
$38.19
Ar156,302
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$56.71
₽3,577.17
$22.42
Ar91,743
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$106.20
₽6,698.88
$105.85
Ar433,230

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