Consumer basket in Belarus – Prices 💰

Prices are averaged for convenience.

Equivalent of local currency (Belarusian Ruble) is given in US dollars since traditionally it is the main measure of value – both officially and unofficially.

Food in stores

Item BYN USD
Bread  1.5  0.7
Milk (1l) 1.3 0.6
Oil cl. (200g) 3 1.5
Sunflower oil. (1l) 2 1
Cooked sausage (1 kg) 6 3
Smoked sausage (salami) (1 kg) 20 10
Cheese 12 6
Cottage cheese (tvorog) (1 kg) 8 4
Chicken (1 kg) 5 2.5
Pork (1kg) 8 4
Beef (1 kg) 12 6
Turkey (1kg) 15 7.5
Mutton (1kg) 18 9
Fish (1kg) 6 – 45 3 – 23
Rice (1kg) 2 1
Buckwheat (1kg) 1.3 0.7
Pasta (1 kg) 3 1.5
Sugar (1kg) 1.5 0.8
Oranges (1kg) 3 1.5
Apples (1kg) 2 1
Bananas (1kg) 3 1.5
Sweet pepper (1kg) 7 3.5
Tomatoes (1kg) 3 1.5
Carrots (1kg) 1 0.5
Potato (1kg) 0.6 0.2
Eggs (10pcs) 2 0.5
Raisins (1 kg) 8 4
Dates (1kg) 8 4
Prunes (1kg) 8 4
Nuts 5 – 40 2.5 – 20
Beer (0.5l) 2 1
Cigarettes 1 pack 2.5 2.2
Vodka (0.5l) 7 3.5

Utilities

Item BYN USD
Electricity 100 kWh for individuals 19 9
Electricity for legal entities 35 17
Renting 1 room apartment 400-600 200-300
Utilities for 1 room apartment (Month) 70 35
Internet (100 megabit) 30 15

Transportation

Item BYN USD
Gasoline (1l) 1.7 0.8
Trolley bus (1 trip) 0.6 0.2
Bus (1 trip) 0.6 0.2
Tram (1 trip) 0.6 0.2
Minibus taxi (marshrutka) 1.5 0.7
Taxi (5 km) 5-7 2.5-3.5
Premium Taxi (5 km) 10 – 12 5 – 6
Airport Taxi 40 20

Health care

Dental
Item BYN USD
Caries (tooth decay) (1 tooth) 60 30
Tooth extraction 60 30
Fused porcelain crown 120 – 150 60 – 75
Implant 250 – 300 125 – 150
General
Visit to a doctor (general practitioner) 10 – 15 5 – 7.5
Blood test (complete) 7 3.5
Urine test (complete) 7 3.5
Specialized medical consultation 20 10

Lifestyle

Fitness (1 visit) 5 – 7 2.5 – 3.5
Bistro – Average bill – 5 – 7 2.5 – 3.3
Café, customized service – Average bill 12 – 15 6 – 7.5
Premium service – Average bill 50 – 70 25 – 35
Cinema 7 – 10 3.5 – 5
Dry cleaning 1 item 15 7.5
Pool (45 min) 7 3.5
Car rental 60 – 150 30 – 75
Mobile telephony (month) 20 10

Legal services

Lawyer (consultation) 5 – 30 7.5 – 15
Lawyer in legal procedure (1 day) 150 – 300 75 – 150
Apply for marriage 200 100
Apply for divorce 200 100
Apostille (1 page) 70 35
Translator (1 hour) 20 – 100 10 – 50
Public sauna 22 11
Premium sauna (2 hours) 60 30

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