Cost of Living Comparison

RUB
COMPARED TO
PLN

Russia is 27.1% cheaper than Poland.

If you lived in Poland instead of Russia, you would:
local_dining

pay 8.7% less for restaurants

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Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.03
₽420.35
$5.09
zł18.87
-27.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.40
₽263.21
$4.63
zł17.15
+5.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.77
₽45.97
$1.00
zł3.71
+30.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.44
₽26.23
$0.81
zł2.99
+83.8%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 3.9% less for groceries

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Bread
1 loaf
$0.48
₽28.90
$0.74
zł2.74
+52.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.58
₽214.28
$2.92
zł10.82
-18.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.34
₽199.87
$2.36
zł8.76
-29.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.09
₽65.04
$1.94
zł7.20
+78.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.72
₽102.88
$1.81
zł6.72
+5.4%
Apples (1 lb) $0.64
₽38.05
$0.36
zł1.32
-43.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.47
₽28.19
$0.50
zł1.84
+5.4%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.57
₽34.18
$0.53
zł1.97
-7.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.88
₽52.84
$0.65
zł2.39
-27.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.22
₽13.24
$0.23
zł0.87
+5.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.20
₽12.18
$0.25
zł0.94
+24.8%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 4.6% more for transportation

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Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.52
₽151.04
$4.83
zł17.90
+91.3%
Monthly public transit pass $18.77
₽1,122.68
$23.83
zł88.30
+27.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $17,605.58
₽1,053,269.79
$18,406.26
zł68,206.19
+4.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $2.98
₽178.54
$6.13
zł22.73
+105.5%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of transportation
home

pay 35.3% more for housing

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Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$8.40
₽502.38
$13.38
zł49.57
+59.3%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $296.03
₽17,710.30
$376.97
zł1,396.88
+27.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $207.74
₽12,427.94
$287.66
zł1,065.95
+38.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$81.16
₽4,855.19
$124.51
zł461.40
+53.4%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.6 times more for childcare

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Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $211.44
₽12,649.67
$202.69
zł751.09
-4.1%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,701.46
₽281,269.08
$12,448.24
zł46,128.16
+164.8%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 5.0% less for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.42
₽84.76
$1.81
zł6.71
+27.8%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.68
₽100.64
$1.98
zł7.34
+17.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.04
₽122.16
$4.12
zł15.27
+101.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $31.85
₽1,905.46
$25.00
zł92.63
-21.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.34
₽259.67
$6.36
zł23.58
+46.6%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 5.0% less for clothing

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Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$59.41
₽3,554.37
$68.72
zł254.64
+15.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.89
₽2,326.48
$34.28
zł127.03
-11.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.31
₽4,445.91
$70.87
zł262.63
-4.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $87.30
₽5,222.93
$73.10
zł270.88
-16.3%

Russia vs. Poland - Cost of clothing
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