Pricing

Google Cloud Pub/Sub is priced according to the data volume used in a calendar month:

Monthly data volume Price Per GiB
First 10GiB $0.00
Next 50TiB $0.06
Next 100TiB $0.05
Beyond 150TiB $0.04
If you pay in a currency other than USD, the prices listed in your currency on Cloud Platform SKUs apply.

Data volume is computed from message and attribute data for pull, push, and publish operations. The minimum charge per request (not message) is 1 KB of data. For requests that are smaller than 1 KB, a charge for 1 KB will be applied. For example, if in one month 50 pull operations are requested, each with a size of 500 bytes, the charge for those requests will be 1 KB * 50 requests * price/GiB for the applicable monthly data volume tier. Note that prices are listed per GiB (230 bytes, approximately 1.07 billion bytes).

For a complete, authoritative list of Pub/Sub prices see Cloud Platform SKUS.

If you are using Pub/Sub across projects, note that Pub/Sub fees are billed to the project that contains the requested resource (e.g., subscription). For example, a service account in project A may be given subscriber access to a subscription in Project B (that is under billing account B). Billing account B will be billed for the data that is pulled from the subscription by service account A. Alternatively, if the subscription resides in project A (even if it is attached to a topic in project B), account A will be billed for data that is pulled from the subscription.

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