Cost of Living Comparison

RSD
COMPARED TO
RUB

Russia is 18.6% cheaper than Serbia.

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

pay 30.4% less for restaurants

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.72
RSD599
$6.12
₽366.04
+7.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.65
RSD487
$3.35
₽200.12
-28.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.25
RSD131
$0.67
₽39.93
-46.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.84
RSD88
$0.39
₽23.28
-53.6%
Average -30.4%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.8% less for groceries

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.48
RSD50
$0.43
₽25.61
-11.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.44
RSD255
$3.15
₽188.20
+29.0%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.54
RSD371
$2.91
₽173.90
-18.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.41
RSD148
$0.98
₽58.47
-30.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.17
RSD227
$1.44
₽86.41
-33.4%
Apples (1 lb) $0.39
RSD41
$0.55
₽33.12
+40.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.53
RSD55
$0.42
₽24.91
-20.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.53
RSD56
$0.54
₽32.26
+1.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.48
RSD50
$0.77
₽45.84
+61.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.25
RSD26
$0.20
₽11.76
-21.3%
Onions (1 lb) $0.26
RSD27
$0.19
₽11.24
-27.2%
Average -2.8%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 46.2% less for transportation

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.92
RSD620
$2.19
₽130.94
-63.1%
Monthly public transit pass $29.25
RSD3,062
$16.22
₽970.35
-44.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,032.24
RSD2,202,160
$15,709.63
₽939,842.74
-25.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $5.74
RSD601
$2.75
₽164.69
-52.0%
Average -46.2%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of transportation
home

pay 15.7% less for housing

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$21.99
RSD2,302
$6.86
₽410.20
-68.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $219.33
RSD22,965
$257.34
₽15,395.44
+17.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $142.28
RSD14,897
$182.21
₽10,900.86
+28.1%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$115.03
RSD12,044
$69.66
₽4,167.18
-39.4%
Average -15.7%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 27.1% less for childcare

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $181.23
RSD18,975
$173.92
₽10,404.77
-4.0%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,948.68
RSD832,258
$3,960.88
₽236,963.02
-50.2%
Average -27.1%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 0.7% more for entertainment and sports

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.40
RSD147
$1.20
₽71.65
-14.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.30
RSD137
$1.43
₽85.40
+9.5%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.42
RSD358
$1.83
₽109.78
-46.4%
Monthly membership at local gym $20.37
RSD2,133
$29.13
₽1,742.61
+43.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $3.51
RSD367
$3.93
₽235.04
+12.0%
Average +0.7%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 8.6% less for clothing

  Serbia help_outline Russia help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$60.94
RSD6,380
$52.34
₽3,131.20
-14.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$29.28
RSD3,066
$34.47
₽2,061.91
+17.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.59
RSD8,124
$62.96
₽3,766.86
-18.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) $93.30
RSD9,769
$75.48
₽4,515.91
-19.1%
Average -8.6%

Serbia vs. Russia - Cost of clothing
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