Cost of Living in Dushanbe

Summary about cost of living in Dushanbe, Tajikistan:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 SM 20.00-60.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 SM 120.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 SM 30.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 SM 8.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 SM 13.00-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 13.80 SM 5.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.14 SM 4.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.14 SM 2.00-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.40 SM 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.90 SM 1.81-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.22 SM 4.54-7.26
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.63 SM 9.00-14.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.96 SM 9.07-36.29
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.25 SM 6.80-15.42
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.74 SM 18.14-27.22
Apples (1 lb) 7.43 SM 1.81-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 10.36 SM 8.16-13.61
Oranges (1 lb) 9.42 SM 3.63-14.97
Tomato (1 lb) 5.37 SM 2.27-9.98
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 SM 0.91-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 SM 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 5.33 SM 5.00-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.69 SM 3.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 92.00 SM 40.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.71 SM 6.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.57 SM 9.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 SM 9.00-20.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 SM 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 SM
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 11.00 SM 10.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 SM 4.02-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 SM 10.00-20.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 29.87 SM 28.39-30.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 190,618.05 SM 181,236.10-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 178,804.47 SM 150,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 236.25 SM 150.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.73 SM 0.20-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 716.67 SM 500.00-900.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 359.17 SM 150.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 125.00 SM 50.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 SM 35.00-55.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,200.00 SM 500.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 69,250.00 SM 18,000.00-194,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 293.30 SM 150.00-453.09
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 150.00 SM 100.00-396.45
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 659.95 SM 250.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 846.61 SM 400.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,166.67 SM 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,116.67 SM 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,750.00 SM 4,000.00-17,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,760.00 SM 2,500.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 774.19 SM 557.41-1,114.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 433.54 SM 325.16-557.41
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,143.62 SM
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 23.33 14.00-24.00

Prices in Dushanbe

This city had 290 entries in the past 12 months by 18 different contributors.
Last update: September 2020
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3 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jun 21, 2019:
Yes, the prices are mostly correct! The average salary is 50$-60$. What do you think can people all manage it?
Daler on Jun 26, 2018:
AS of 26 June of 2018 I can confirm, all prices are correct at 99%.. Great web site, I'm surprised how accurate the data is.
tony on Apr 21, 2017:
hi ,,
im interested to know how much i would expect to pay for my son of 11 years old attending school ,,for one year
thanks