Welfare and pricing of every Russian city depends on the spatial location of population, industry and stability of enterprises.
Federal state statistics service of Russia conducts a rigorous calculation of cost of living index. Coli characterized the price situation of the settlements, given the tariffs and prices for consumer goods, services and purchasing power. Starting from these studies, it is possible to identify the most expensive cities.
Because of the last in the 2014 Olympics, Sochi has got to ten the most expensive Russian cities. In 2012, in the rating table it was ranked 22nd. The cost of services and commodities has increased significantly due to the large influx of fans. In Sochi, home to slightly more than 400,000 people, and tourists last year visited nearly 5 million people. The price of property is giving way to Moscow, but comparable to St. Petersburg:
On average, residents of cities with a million people on products of social importance spend 12,500 rubles per month. In Khabarovsk, the figure is 16500 rubles. Tariffs on utility services, maintenance and repair of vehicles, real estate above, than in Moscow. The price of medicines in comparison with other cities are 30% higher.
The town of permafrost and of gas and oil fields. In Nadym produces one-tenth of all Russian gas.
But the price of clothes, food and appliances was very high. Due to climatic conditions these products have to deliver air and railway transport, which affects the price.
The city is poorly developed communication structure, insufficient schools and jobs. In Nadym 9 secondary schools, College, high school and branch of the Moscow psychology-social University.
In the 60-ies of the last century there was discovered the diamond Deposit. Basically, the city lives at the expense of extraction and production of stones.
He is one of the northernmost cities in the world and the largest port of Siberia.
The only city that lies on the border of the Arctic circle.
This city is located in the permafrost zone.
The city is almost absent farm infrastructure and therefore the price of meat and dairy products are exorbitant. Over the last 20 years the population has decreased by almost 100 thousand people.
A city with a population of about 15,000 people is the capital of Chukotka. To live in Anadyr very expensive. Prices for food and gasoline in comparison with Moscow higher by almost 2 times. The city is one of the largest wind farm in Russia. Also here is mined iron ore and gold. Well developed fisheries.
The city ranks first in the League table of most expensive cities in Russia. Here is one of the largest gold mining companies.
In Bilibino there is practically no agriculture and livestock. All products are delivered from other regions – hence the high prices. For example: buckwheat – 185 rubles per 1 kg, vegetable oil – 170 for 1 liter, tomatoes and cucumbers – 500, tangerines – 540.
The younger generation doesn't want to live in such conditions , they move to less expensive regions.