Cost of Living in Almaty

Summary of cost of living in Almaty, Kazakhstan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₸ 2,500.00-7,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 ₸ 12,000.00-30,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,000.00 ₸ 2,500.00-3,200.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 560.00 ₸ 320.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,250.00 ₸ 800.00-2,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,138.24 ₸ 700.00-2,400.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 425.35 ₸ 350.00-550.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 218.76 ₸ 175.00-500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,313.25 ₸ 1,703.44-3,028.33
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 237.19 ₸ 145.15-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 340.77 ₸ 204.12-498.95
Eggs (regular) (12) 806.04 ₸ 600.00-960.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2,059.16 ₸ 1,022.40-3,175.15
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,092.90 ₸ 725.75-1,360.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,743.99 ₸ 1,360.78-2,267.96
Apples (1 lb) 269.12 ₸ 158.76-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 417.45 ₸ 294.84-544.31
Oranges (1 lb) 468.36 ₸ 294.84-680.39
Tomato (1 lb) 426.97 ₸ 158.76-680.39
Potato (1 lb) 111.22 ₸ 68.04-158.76
Onion (1 lb) 95.78 ₸ 45.36-158.76
Lettuce (1 head) 578.91 ₸ 300.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 335.67 ₸ 240.00-400.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ₸ 2,400.00-5,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 421.25 ₸ 310.00-600.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,048.00 ₸ 600.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 805.00 ₸ 750.00-1,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 ₸ 100.00-200.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,200.00 ₸ 7,200.00-7,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ₸ 400.00-1,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 ₸ 321.87-885.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2,200.00 ₸ 1,200.00-3,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 868.16 ₸ 776.01-1,003.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,500,000.00 ₸ 10,000,000.00-14,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,223,346.15 ₸ 12,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 29,848.71 ₸ 20,642.86-40,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,806.63 ₸ 2,500.00-5,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,865.53 ₸ 5,000.00-7,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22,338.71 ₸ 14,000.00-35,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,884.62 ₸ 5,000.00-10,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 ₸ 1,900.00-3,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 127,379.62 ₸ 70,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,765,312.50 ₸ 2,000,000.00-10,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42,033.57 ₸ 12,000.00-77,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21,000.00 ₸ 10,000.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55,642.92 ₸ 30,000.00-90,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55,900.00 ₸ 31,000.00-90,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 331,463.41 ₸ 250,000.00-500,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 233,571.43 ₸ 180,000.00-350,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 630,333.33 ₸ 450,000.00-900,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 416,000.00 ₸ 300,000.00-600,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 84,581.01 ₸ 60,386.47-111,482.72
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 60,401.22 ₸ 46,451.13-74,321.81
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 320,362.14 ₸
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.51 8.00-20.00

Prices in Almaty

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Last update: May 2024
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4 Comments so far
DRS on Apr 23, 2023:
I am moving to Almaty on August 1, 2023. I am looking for a nice one-bedroom apartment near the city center. Any leads?
Anon on Mar 26, 2023:
Rent - 2 bedroom apartment, city centre - starting from 500 000 KZT
Anonymous on Jan 06, 2023:
Jan 23 updates:- -
Rent - 1 bedroom apartment, city centre - starting from 400 000 KZT
Fitness - from 15000 KZT/monthly per person
Hagi on Mar 28, 2021:
I will live in almaty soon . I wonder these prices are updated with real prices ? Especially tent prices , can you give me some informAtion about it ?