Cost of Living in Bishkek

Summary about cost of living in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 лв 200.00-670.23
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,700.00 лв 1,500.00-4,227.78
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 лв 250.00-253.67
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 лв 60.00-115.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 лв 80.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 118.33 лв 110.00-130.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 34.29 лв 30.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 23.14 лв 20.00-32.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 167.19 лв 132.49-204.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.96 лв 14.51-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 33.45 лв 22.68-58.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 94.09 лв 66.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 169.53 лв 90.72-317.52
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 130.03 лв 90.72-158.76
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 173.37 лв 145.15-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 36.49 лв 11.34-54.43
Banana (1 lb) 46.39 лв 36.29-54.43
Oranges (1 lb) 51.21 лв 34.02-86.18
Tomato (1 lb) 44.68 лв 9.07-81.65
Potato (1 lb) 11.13 лв 7.71-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 10.55 лв 6.80-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 19.50 лв 10.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 31.33 лв 20.00-55.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 лв 150.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 67.50 лв 50.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 93.75 лв 65.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 90.00 лв 80.00-100.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 лв 10.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 лв 300.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 лв 39.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19.31 лв 16.09-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 лв 120.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 164.58 лв 151.42-174.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 лв 1,145,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,186,250.00 лв 1,145,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,079.86 лв 2,000.00-4,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.11 лв 1.00-3.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,351.76 лв 900.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,557.14 лв 1,500.00-4,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 775.00 лв 400.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 лв 200.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,000.00 лв 6,000.00-20,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 728,541.85 лв 280,000.00-1,522,000.82
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,929.41 лв 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,168.75 лв 900.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,075.00 лв 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,650.00 лв 2,500.00-6,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,108.34 лв 15,000.00-25,366.68
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,488.89 лв 10,000.00-16,911.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 39,222.55 лв 29,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,668.20 лв 20,000.00-40,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,937.37 лв 3,901.90-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,204.76 лв 3,251.58-5,109.62
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,606.95 лв
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.14 10.00-20.00

Prices in Bishkek

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Last update: February 2021
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8 Comments so far
Anonymous on Feb 13, 2021:
Hey Asad. To your question about cost of medical facilities in Bishkek:
Primary visit to doctor: ~5$
Average stomatological surgery per tooth: ~15$
X-ray screening: ~3$
MRI screening: ~30$
Appendicitis removal surgery: ~200$
Anonymous on Feb 13, 2021:
Anonymous, minimum cost of living for both is around 200 usd per month.
Lola on Jan 20, 2021:
Hey Anonymous, why don't you ask your wife on how much she would need?
Anonymous on Jan 04, 2021:
Hello everyone, I am sending my wife and son to kyrgstan, and I wanted to know how much I should be giving them to have a good life. They have a family home so no rent is required, just the cost of living for a 30 years old mother and a 1 year old baby boy thank you in advance
Asad on Mar 05, 2020:
What is the general cost of Medical facilities? And the cost of domestic workers?
Fuck Borat on Jun 12, 2019:
Borat , I want fuck your ass. Motherfucker
If you want 16 years old , come Turkey or say where are you. I want to come your ass
Borat on Aug 31, 2017:
How much for 16 year old hooker in Bishek? Same as in Kazak? I need 2 nights stay and want 16 year old first night and maybe 75 year old the next night.
Nurlan on Mar 30, 2017:
#mehmet, sen Istanbulu gormemisindir bile, direk koyden Bishkeke gelmisindir kro, Istanbul standartiymis mina koyim.