Cost of Living in Yerevan

Summary about cost of living in Yerevan, Armenia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,750.00 AMD 1,500.00-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15,000.00 AMD 10,000.00-20,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,500.00 AMD 2,100.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 AMD 400.00-900.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 AMD 600.00-1,200.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,083.33 AMD 600.00-1,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 330.00 AMD 250.00-500.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 180.87 AMD 120.00-400.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,741.29 AMD 1,514.17-2,081.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 232.78 AMD 181.44-362.87
Rice (white), (1 lb) 319.99 AMD 181.44-544.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 821.76 AMD 600.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,038.35 AMD 680.39-1,360.78
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 982.13 AMD 453.59-1,360.78
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,587.58 AMD 1,179.34-1,905.09
Apples (1 lb) 216.94 AMD 113.40-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 303.08 AMD 226.80-439.99
Oranges (1 lb) 300.24 AMD 226.80-544.31
Tomato (1 lb) 271.95 AMD 90.72-544.31
Potato (1 lb) 109.08 AMD 68.04-136.08
Onion (1 lb) 129.60 AMD 68.04-181.44
Lettuce (1 head) 224.12 AMD 130.00-400.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 230.00 AMD 120.00-300.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 AMD 1,500.00-5,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 457.20 AMD 350.00-550.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 654.35 AMD 500.00-800.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 790.00 AMD 600.00-850.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 AMD 100.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 6,000.00 AMD 3,000.00-7,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 600.00 AMD 500.00-600.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 AMD 160.93-193.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,200.00 AMD 1,000.00-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,536.16 AMD 1,211.33-1,703.44
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,500,000.00 AMD 10,000,000.00-12,450,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,548,888.89 AMD 11,000,000.00-12,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 35,723.04 AMD 20,000.00-60,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 19.42 AMD 15.00-30.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8,362.07 AMD 6,000.00-12,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,338.46 AMD 15,000.00-45,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,307.69 AMD 3,000.00-10,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 AMD 2,000.00-3,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 73,084.63 AMD 35,000.00-120,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,127,272.73 AMD 1,000,000.00-6,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25,767.35 AMD 10,000.00-46,623.60
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21,722.73 AMD 12,000.00-40,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 41,562.10 AMD 20,000.00-65,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 38,155.37 AMD 25,000.00-55,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 191,573.87 AMD 150,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 104,786.93 AMD 80,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 384,001.82 AMD 250,000.00-600,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 181,428.57 AMD 150,000.00-400,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 84,380.39 AMD 55,741.36-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 43,904.79 AMD 35,302.86-72,190.64
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 188,850.69 AMD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.19 9.00-14.00

Prices in Yerevan

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Last update: June 2021
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14 Comments so far
Anonymous on Feb 22, 2021:
I really don't know how people here can quote prices for anything since Armenia doesn't have a working economy let alone working people for the most part. Armenia is an undeveloped country full of poverty.
Anonymous on Feb 04, 2021:
Apartments fully furnished in Yerevan city center are normally 140,000.
Anonymous on Aug 28, 2020:
Apartment prices in the small center is minimum 2000$ and it is in the case when the overall building is in awfull condition. If you want to buy apartment in the small center in the building with normal or good condition it will cost you minimum 2500$ . In fact in new building constructions apartment proces might be reach till 3200$ which is crazy expensive for locals and most of that apartments will buy either foreigners or rich armenians from diaspora.
Anonymous on Oct 30, 2019:
"Yerevan will normally cost 300,000 Amd just for food and transportation"

I live in one of the most expensive cities in North America and my food and transportation cost is not even half of that. Do you have a chauffeur and eat three meals a day at Dolmama?
Anonymous on Aug 28, 2019:
103,250 Amd isn't nearly enough to live per month in Yerevan or anywhere else in Armenia.A minimum of 175,000 per month would cover food,and transportation and a visit to a club twice per month. I've live in Yerevan 21 years now so I know how much things cost. Yerevan will normally cost 300,000 Amd just for food and transportation.Prices on Numbeo are a joke.Armenia isn't as cheap as people think it is.
Anonymous on Jun 08, 2019:
Is 103250Amd sufficient to live per month in Armenia for a student who has paid rent and fees.
Anonymous on May 16, 2019:
Yes I see the difference in cost of living verses monthly net salary.But why would anyone want to live in Armenia in the first place?
Anonymous on May 01, 2019:
So the monthly living costs for a single person is 208,868 AMD yet the Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) is 154,884 AMD. Anyone else see the problem here?
Anonymous on Oct 02, 2018:
Prices in Center Yerevan nowadays range from 1700 to 4000 US Dollars per sqm for new or renovated apartments.
Alberto on Jul 18, 2018:
@GAMINI, Ankara-Yerevan by train?are you aware of the fact that the border between Turkey and Armenia has been closed for hundred years? You cannot travel overland between the 2 countries. You need to travel from Turkey to Georgia,then into Armenia. And no trains between T.key and Georgia .. bus,car or plane!
Gamini on May 26, 2018:
Hello I am looking to travel Armenia this August.I want to travel in train to Ankara from Yerevan.is it easy and comfortable??
Mira on Mar 03, 2018:
About Yerevan for last 4 years I can say only good. The capital is developing and blossoming. And prices become more affordable. For resting in Yerevan you need to prepare money for hotel, car rent, petrol, food (restaurants,cafes) , entertaining, a bit of additional expenses. Overall you don't need a huge amount of money to have a great rest in this sunny country. I am travelling to Armenia for over 6 years already. From my experience I advise ALWAYS to rent an SUV in Armenia, though you are in Yerevan https://travelcar.am/rent-a-car-in-yerevan. If someone needs a help or some guidance I'll be happy to help.
Z's dad on Nov 21, 2017:
My son just moved to Yerevan (Nov. 2017). His rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $150 usd a month, but he's getting a very good deal with a family over there. He just got a job teaching English to Russian and Armenian speakers but I don't know how much he will be earning. He hopes to stay around a year or so.
Anonymous on Jun 17, 2017:
Taxi start in Yerevan is AMD200 for Yandex Taxi and AMD500 for ggtaxi. Afterwards there is a charge of AMD100 per km.