Cost of Living in Batumi

Summary about cost of living in Batumi, Ajara, Georgia:

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 GEL 15.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 71.00 GEL 50.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 GEL 17.00-28.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 GEL 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 GEL 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 6.07 GEL 3.00-12.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 GEL 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 GEL 0.70-1.50
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 18.89 GEL 14.38-22.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.94 GEL 1.18-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.65 GEL 1.36-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.58 GEL 4.80-8.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.07 GEL 4.54-18.14
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.75 GEL 5.44-10.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.69 GEL 9.07-14.97
Apples (1 lb) 1.70 GEL 1.36-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 2.15 GEL 1.59-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 GEL 1.00-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 GEL 1.36-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 GEL 0.36-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 GEL 0.45-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 5.17 GEL 2.95-9.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 GEL 1.00-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 GEL 9.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.24 GEL 2.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.21 GEL 3.50-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.50 GEL 7.00-8.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 GEL 0.30-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 GEL 15.00-25.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 GEL 1.40-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 GEL 1.61-3.70
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.50 GEL 10.00-19.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.48 GEL 10.60-17.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,000.00 GEL 35,000.00-39,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 43,500.00 GEL 42,000.00-45,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.04 GEL 148.75-446.25
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 GEL 0.10-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.50 GEL 32.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 116.75 GEL 85.00-180.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 GEL 25.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 GEL 10.00-20.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 524.44 GEL 350.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,936.00 GEL 4,000.00-12,600.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.14 GEL 65.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 86.88 GEL 30.00-130.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 246.88 GEL 120.00-350.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 212.86 GEL 150.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,600.94 GEL 1,280.00-2,048.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,135.42 GEL 768.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,381.66 GEL 1,300.00-3,072.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,959.69 GEL 1,024.00-2,560.00
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 301.65 GEL 157.93-478.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.12 GEL 95.13-278.71
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,236.64 GEL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.98 11.00-15.00

Prices in Batumi, Ajara

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Last update: March 2023
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4 Comments so far
Dennis on Oct 02, 2021:
Ali, sorry you are incorrect. We live in Batumi and some of these prices are high. You are comparing vacation and not living there. If you go in the summer things are higher for accommodation and food
Wayne on Mar 07, 2021:
I have been to Batumi twice. The price here is largely right, although the taxi driver could overcharge from time to time, like eveywhere else
Ali on Jul 19, 2019:
as a tourist I cannot except this the prices that you listed. I have eaten a meal in a restaurant near beach with a glass of wine for 10 € .
Rent an apartment for 2 weeks for 687 without food and service . The Price for 1 sqm near beach is about €1660.
milk and rice price is very high I bought a half liter of milk for 1,20 € , 0,5 kg rice for 2,10 €
I see everything is more expensive than Germany
Norwegian on Jun 04, 2019:
My experience of Batumi vs Tbilisi makes me understand the comments of Julian about rude behavior. In Tbilisi, I have gotten used to very good service, polite attitudes, correct and cheap prices and have not encountered any rudeness. When I visited Batumi, my experience was very different. I also experienced being overcharged in shops and by taxis. But also rude behavior. I felt uncomfortable in Batumi and returned to Tbilisi. I like it here so much that I have actually chosen to live here for the time being. The culture is different in Adjara, please don't think that it is reflective of the rest of Georgia. Come see Tbilisi and get ready to fall in love with the country ;)

Prices are accurate and incredibly low here. I have lived in a dozen countries around the world and nowhere has come near to Georgia in prices. Quality is good, people are nice, it is safe and the sun keeps shining.