Heating in Kiev is more expensive, than in Moscow or even Warsaw.
In Ukraine, communal services this year was a record expensive. According to experts, for many years the Ukrainians have not thought about energy efficiency and consumes a lot of resources at reduced rates. Now, when rates rose sharply, for communal have to give the lion’s share of their income. Journalists have found out, how much you pay for utilities neighbors.
On average, according to experts, for heating two-bedroom apartments have to spend 1.3 Gcal heat tariff “Kyivenergo” – 1841,9 hryvnia. In Russia, for the same amount of heat will have to pay about 1000 hryvnia, in Poland – more than two thousand, and in Minsk – only 245 USD.
In Poland the cost of heating primarily depends on the fare group. An average of 1.3 Gcal can be dispensed to the inhabitants of Warsaw to 2,360 USD. It is worth noting that energy consumption in Poland is three times less than in Ukraine. The heating of one square meter costs of the poles about 2.5 zlotys (16,8 hryvnia). At the same time, at the rate of “Kyivenergo” heating of one square meter costs of 32.9 hryvnia, that is two times more expensive.
In the Russian capital of 1 Gcal of heat costs from 1006 to 2101 ruble. So, on heating a two-bedroom apartment on average will have to spend from 631 to 1,272 USD. The average salary in Moscow more than 25 thousand UAH (in Kiev – 9 thousand hryvnias). However, it is worth noting that the hotel uses Russian gas for domestic consumers much cheaper.
One cubic meter of hot water in Kiev is of 83.1 hryvnia. If the family uses five cubic meters per month, only for hot water supply you will have to pay of 415.5 hryvnia. At the same time, cold water in the Ukrainian capital costs 13.77 hryvnia per cubic meter. In Russia 1 cubic meter of cold water is 57,46 rubles (27 USD) and per cubic meter of hot have to pay 163,24 ruble (76 UAH). So, a family who spends a month five cubic meters, will pay 380 USD.
In Belarus cubic meter of cold water costs 68 cents (less than ten hryvnia). But as for the hot water, then Belarusians pay separately for water and separately for thermal energy, which is used for heating.
In Poland, a cubic meter of cold water costs 11 PLN, and a cubic meter of hot – 30 PLN. Accordingly, five cubic meters of water will cost in the thousand (or 150 PLN).
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