Cost of Living in Bishkek

Summary about cost of living in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 сом 300.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,000.00 сом 1,000.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 325.00 сом 300.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 сом 75.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 сом 100.00-200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 144.17 сом 80.00-200.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 сом 35.00-65.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 24.55 сом 20.00-40.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 212.27 сом 170.34-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.40 сом 18.14-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 43.96 сом 27.22-68.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 128.00 сом 84.00-144.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 247.26 сом 99.79-362.87
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 157.11 сом 99.79-226.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 230.63 сом 167.83-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 33.70 сом 18.14-49.90
Banana (1 lb) 57.64 сом 40.82-72.57
Oranges (1 lb) 64.64 сом 36.29-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 45.18 сом 22.68-81.65
Potato (1 lb) 19.44 сом 9.07-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 13.93 сом 9.07-18.14
Lettuce (1 head) 28.75 сом 11.00-50.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.42 сом 25.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 сом 200.00-600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 77.92 сом 50.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 126.00 сом 80.00-200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 сом 100.00-150.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 15.00 сом 11.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 550.00 сом 300.00-1,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 сом 49.75-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 сом 19.31-112.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 190.00 сом 120.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 240.81 сом 208.20-246.05
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,625,000.00 сом 1,250,000.00-2,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,850,000.00 сом 1,350,000.00-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,068.22 сом 1,658.23-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.31 сом 1.00-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,164.90 сом 850.00-1,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,515.38 сом 2,000.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 950.00 сом 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 сом 250.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,928.57 сом 7,000.00-12,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 838,102.88 сом 360,000.00-1,658,235.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,587.50 сом 1,000.00-2,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,437.50 сом 950.00-3,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,142.86 сом 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,942.86 сом 3,000.00-7,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 23,170.32 сом 20,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,507.49 сом 12,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,716.47 сом 30,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,097.06 сом 20,000.00-42,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,719.77 сом 4,164.75-8,825.72
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,375.57 сом 3,901.90-7,432.18
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,500.00 сом
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.12 10.00-20.00

Prices in Bishkek

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Last update: August 2022
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7 Comments so far
John on Jan 17, 2022:
How much would medical insurance cost in Kyrgyzstan if there is this such service available? Healthy female in early twenties.
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