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Cost of Living in Almaty

Summary about cost of living in Almaty:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 ₸ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 ₸ 6,000.00-15,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 ₸ 1,500.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 ₸ 180.00-400.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 ₸ 350.00-800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 625.00 ₸ 500.00-800.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 162.37 ₸ 100.00-250.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 105.24 ₸ 90.00-150.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,121.06 ₸ 908.50-1,324.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 88.05 ₸ 72.57-120.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 106.80 ₸ 77.11-136.08
Eggs (regular) (12) 372.00 ₸ 300.00-432.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 802.51 ₸ 544.31-1,133.98
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 490.71 ₸ 272.16-635.03
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 837.48 ₸ 635.03-997.90
Apples (1 lb) 163.94 ₸ 136.08-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 230.58 ₸ 136.08-362.87
Oranges (1 lb) 277.83 ₸ 226.80-362.87
Tomato (1 lb) 259.79 ₸ 158.76-453.59
Potato (1 lb) 60.67 ₸ 36.29-90.72
Onion (1 lb) 54.26 ₸ 40.82-77.11
Lettuce (1 head) 233.33 ₸ 150.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 167.50 ₸ 120.00-200.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,800.00 ₸ 1,500.00-2,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 205.00 ₸ 150.00-300.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 408.33 ₸ 250.00-700.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 350.00 ₸ 300.00-400.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 80.00 ₸ 80.00-80.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,000.00 ₸ 6,000.00-7,200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 ₸ 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 ₸ 128.75-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 ₸ 600.00-1,400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 559.53 ₸ 529.96-605.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000,000.00 ₸ 5,200,000.00-8,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,295,714.29 ₸ 5,000,000.00-8,700,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 24,682.13 ₸ 15,000.00-34,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 9.50 ₸ 6.00-14.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,958.82 ₸ 2,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 17,225.49 ₸ 8,000.00-25,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,700.00 ₸ 2,500.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 ₸ 1,200.00-1,800.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 74,422.17 ₸ 60,000.00-100,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,376,218.33 ₸ 600,000.00-2,328,655.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20,764.71 ₸ 10,000.00-40,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 14,933.33 ₸ 10,000.00-20,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 26,882.35 ₸ 18,000.00-40,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 34,444.44 ₸ 20,000.00-50,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 107,500.00 ₸ 80,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 74,444.44 ₸ 60,000.00-100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 208,235.29 ₸ 150,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 148,333.33 ₸ 100,000.00-200,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 43,227.20 ₸ 32,515.79-61,315.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 28,707.68 ₸ 22,296.54-37,160.91
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 156,222.17 ₸
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 17.69 14.00-25.00

Prices in Almaty

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Last update: December 2017
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5 Comments so far

#assem on Nov 19, 2017 :
i am egyptian in my late 50s and thinking to move to almaty Kazkhstan (place of my wife
) after i stay in almaty couple of months and i see your comparison i lost my trust in the data you offer .
almaty coming expensive than cairo ????????
from where you are getting this numbers ???? i do lost my trust in here
#Anonymous on Mar 06, 2016 :
You are doing people a dis-service by calling the apartments 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom, etc. They are sold or rented as 1 ROOM and 2 ROOM apartments not including the vanity/toilet and kitchen. What you do with each room is up to you, but expect the 1 ROOM apartment to serve as bedroom, living room and dining room.

Also, would you please put all measurements in metric as that is how they do it in Kazakhstan.
#Mostafa on Jan 28, 2016 :
Hello guys !
How is the rent I Almaty city is it high or low compared to UAE , Dubai
#Super Hero on Apr 06, 2015 :
Taxi 1 km (Normal tariff) is around 100 KZT, not 200 KZT. Only expensive taxis charge 200 KZT per km.

Prices of fruits and vegetables are extremely dependant on season - the most expensive in winter and spring.
#Anonymous on Aug 15, 2014 :
Cost of tomato is around 150 tenge per kilo. It is like that due to the season – it is summer now - of course during winter cost is around 500 tenge.

SO in general lowest fruits and vegetables costs are in August Sept, while the peak prices are in Nov-March