Cost of living comparison

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Russia is 1.4% more expensive than Warsaw.

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

pay 8.0% less for restaurants

 
Warsaw
Russia
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.99
zł37.51
$10.05
₽633.93
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.71
zł26.79
$6.50
₽409.98
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.35
zł6.33
$1.10
₽69.53

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pay 41.1% more for groceries

 
Warsaw
Russia
Bread
1 loaf
$0.94
zł4.42
$0.74
₽46.96
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.65
zł17.14
$6.12
₽385.80
Milk (1 gallon) $2.69
zł12.62
$4.79
₽302.39

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pay 0.9% more for transportation

 
Warsaw
Russia
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.18
zł29.01
$3.32
₽209.64
Monthly public transit pass $25.11
zł117.90
$26.69
₽1,683.35
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,344.20
zł104,927.41
$40,723.29
₽2,568,621.63

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pay 34.8% less for housing

 
Warsaw
Russia
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$12.76
zł59.92
$9.10
₽573.85
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $663.91
zł3,117.67
$429.22
₽27,072.93
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $552.61
zł2,595.04
$297.58
₽18,769.75

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pay 29.4% less for childcare

 
Warsaw
Russia
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $370.47
zł1,739.73
$310.74
₽19,599.90
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,431.72
zł53,682.86
$6,542.10
₽412,643.12

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pay 5.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
Warsaw
Russia
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.74
zł12.86
$2.22
₽140.00
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.81
zł13.18
$2.43
₽153.35
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.11
zł19.29
$3.03
₽190.85

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pay 45.8% more for clothing

 
Warsaw
Russia
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$71.40
zł335.29
$87.55
₽5,522.07
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$32.86
zł154.30
$56.71
₽3,577.17
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.85
zł351.47
$106.20
₽6,698.88

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