Cost of Living in Riga, Latvia
Last updated on Jan 01, 2023
Summary: The cost of living in Riga, Latvia is generally considered to be quite affordable. A nice 1 bedroom apartment in Riga can cost anywhere from $400 to $800 per month, while a nice 2 bedroom apartment can cost from $600 to $1,200 per month. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in Riga is usually around $15 to $20 per person.
Is the cost of living in Riga high?
We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Riga, they wrote:
"The cost of living in Riga is generally considered to be quite affordable. Groceries, transportation, and utilities are all relatively inexpensive compared to other European cities. Eating out can be quite affordable, with a meal at a mid-range restaurant costing around 10-15 euros. Rent prices can vary depending on the area, but generally range from around 300-500 euros per month for a one-bedroom apartment," said one person in Riga.
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