Ukraine Cost of Living

Ukraine was in the top three among the cheapest countries in the world.

The information was taken from a study of The Cost of Living Around the World 2018, Numbeo index. Ukraine was in the top three among the cheapest countries in the world. 

The rating took into account many different factors, among which was the cost of renting and buying a home, a gym membership, utility bills, public transport, food, and food in inexpensive restaurants.

We collected average prices for you to understand

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast1,90 USD50₴
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk1,03 USD27₴
12 eggs, large1,37 USD36₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes1,25 USD33₴
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese3,57 USD94₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples0,76 USD20₴
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes0,46 USD12₴
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket0,76 USD20₴
2 liters of Coca-Cola0,91 USD24₴
Bread for 2 people for 1 day0,49 USD13₴
Big Mac Meal  3,61 USD


2 tickets to the movies189₴
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)976₴
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant 806₴
Cappuccino in expat area of the city36₴
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)38₴
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB14,296₴
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)1.49₴
1 month of gym membership in business district646₴
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes


According to the ministry of finance the average salary in Ukraine in April 2019 amounted to 10 269 UAH (390,25 USD) 

However, the most expensive city in Ukraine is Kyiv. At the same time, It is one of the most developed city. Most of the largest IT companies are located in Kyiv.

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