Summary

Cost of living in Kiev is 30% more expensive than Kharkiv according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$888
$625
Cost of Living
$439
$272
Average Salary
$658
$411
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$505.78
$315.88
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$313.27
$201.47
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$950.44
$593.62
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$528.48
$330.12

Salaries And Financing

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$438.84
$272.23
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%20.04
%18.71

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$100.11
$107.51
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.03
$0.03
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$4.67
$4.66

Markets

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.84
$0.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$0.51
$0.38
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.05
$0.95
Local Cheese (1kg)
$6.63
$5.88
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.46
$0.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$3.73
$3.64
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.68
$0.6
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.26
$1.2
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$1.4
$1.26
Apples (1kg)
$0.56
$0.49
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$3.34
$3.07
Oranges (1kg)
$1.07
$0.92
Potato (1kg)
$0.42
$0.33
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.84
$0.6
Rice (white), (1kg)
$0.99
$0.83
Tomato (1kg)
$1.32
$1.02
Banana (1kg)
$0.97
$0.89
Onion (1kg)
$0.53
$0.4
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$5.05
$4.26

Transportation

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.27
$0.28
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$13.99
$11.25
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.02
$1.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,661.74
$19,767.46
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$1.66
$1.38
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.25
$0.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$2.96
$2.9
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,791.44
$19,497.59

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$65.18
$63.24
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$43.03
$37.4
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$93.42
$80.47
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$110.67
$99.21

Restaurants

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$5.19
$4
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$22.56
$17.2
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$3.51
$3.19
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$0.95
$0.76
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.5
$1.14
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.55
$0.37
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.48
$0.26
Cappuccino (regular)
$1.06
$0.87

Sports And Leisure

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$20.71
$16.22
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$11.32
$7.68
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$3.89
$3.44

Childcare

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$223.1
$147.74
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,010.89
$1,759.01

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Kiev
Kharkiv
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$1,554.76
$885.47
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$708.78
$476.23