Cost of Living in Yerevan

Summary of cost of living in Yerevan, Armenia:

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,230.36 AMD 2,500.00-9,750.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20,000.00 AMD 14,000.00-45,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3,250.00 AMD 2,500.00-4,200.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 AMD 470.00-1,500.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,200.00 AMD 800.00-2,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,389.20 AMD 500.00-2,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 391.15 AMD 300.00-700.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 246.15 AMD 200.00-400.00
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,345.64 AMD 1,703.44-3,558.29
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 272.79 AMD 150.00-453.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 430.29 AMD 226.80-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 890.82 AMD 600.00-1,308.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,490.32 AMD 907.19-2,721.56
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,281.12 AMD 771.11-1,587.58
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,100.29 AMD 1,587.58-2,948.35
Apples (1 lb) 209.51 AMD 90.72-362.87
Banana (1 lb) 311.87 AMD 226.80-544.31
Oranges (1 lb) 301.12 AMD 226.80-453.59
Tomato (1 lb) 343.68 AMD 136.08-589.67
Potato (1 lb) 120.27 AMD 68.04-181.44
Onion (1 lb) 118.84 AMD 90.72-176.90
Lettuce (1 head) 347.32 AMD 200.00-600.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 261.91 AMD 200.00-450.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4,000.00 AMD 2,000.00-5,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 517.42 AMD 370.00-850.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 856.00 AMD 500.00-1,200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,000.00 AMD 800.00-1,100.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 AMD 100.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,000.00 AMD 3,000.00-7,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 AMD 500.00-1,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 193.12 AMD 160.93-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,800.00 AMD 1,200.00-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,035.29 AMD 1,817.00-2,233.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 AMD 10,000,000.00-12,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,439,810.77 AMD 11,000,000.00-16,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46,026.70 AMD 30,600.00-69,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 3,619.28 AMD 2,000.00-5,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8,670.05 AMD 6,000.00-12,500.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39,771.53 AMD 17,000.00-80,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,310.07 AMD 6,000.00-15,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,500.00 AMD 2,000.00-5,000.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 128,863.64 AMD 70,000.00-250,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,930,609.64 AMD 1,500,000.00-7,337,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36,970.87 AMD 15,000.00-60,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 24,733.46 AMD 15,000.00-40,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52,153.48 AMD 30,000.00-80,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 47,636.36 AMD 25,000.00-85,000.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 370,876.00 AMD 280,000.00-500,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 249,156.18 AMD 190,000.00-349,533.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 624,872.21 AMD 450,000.00-1,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 378,131.24 AMD 300,000.00-600,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 122,563.59 AMD 83,612.04-179,301.37
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 57,711.94 AMD 46,451.13-74,321.81
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 230,036.67 AMD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.12 12.00-17.70

Prices in Yerevan

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Last update: July 2024
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13 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jun 28, 2024:
As it was mentioned previously here in the comments it is dead true that electricity and tap water supply is systematically interrupted and cutoffs happens regularly on a weekly basis. If in doubt you may check the official statements in regard of the power and water outages on "Veolia" - the water company and "Electric Networks of Armenia" websites followed by the links below.〈=2

Armenia became truly a village, not even a country of the third but the forth world. It may be a shame, I can understand that but this is simply not a country but a joke. The locals, here in the comments or elsewhere in social networks, will tell you anything but the truth they obviosely cannot or unwilling to accept it. However I believe the one must have guts to accept the bitter truth.
Anonymous on May 23, 2024:
I'm from Yerevan no utilities are ever off so stop lieing.
Holy on Sep 28, 2023:
Also, not mentioning constant water, electricity, gas cut offs that happen almost every week. And that’s in a country’s capital!
Holy on Sep 28, 2023:
Yerevan is unjustifiably expensive! The basic costs for a single person (without rent) are around $800-900. Groceries are expensive, restaurants are expensive (on average 10,000 AMD per breakfast for two people), any activity you want to do (gym, yoga, swimming pool, etc.) is expensive. And I'm not even going to mention the rent, which is just too overpriced and with crappy furniture.
I honestly can't wrap my head around the prices here, not sure how locals are surviving!
Ali on Sep 07, 2023:
Yerevan is very much more expensive than 12 months ago. Not sure how the locals survive.
Anonymous on Jul 18, 2023:
Currently I spend with my wife around 250k amd for living + 230k amd rent for 2 bedroom apps. And this is basic living with a little of fun at the weekend (like pizza with friends and some beer). Clothes, any tech stuff etc - it's all out of that "basic" I mentioned
y0bam on Feb 16, 2023:
these figures on rent don't seem to be accurate from what i have seen when i search online so i am assuming most of this is inaccurate. i like that internet seems about a third cheaper in Armenia than the United States though. I am seeing $150-$300 places to stay that would compare to the poorly priced houses around detroit greater area despite being surrounded by forsaken space
Anonymous on Jan 03, 2023:
Crazy country to live in if you are working here
Your salary even wouldn't be sufficient to pay the rent of a normal studio
Stay away from Yerevan if you think you can work and live like a local it's a trap when you see the lower prices, the the minimum wage of 150$ A MONTH!
George Philips on Nov 06, 2022:
It's not the freezer. It just has the pronounced winter. And also, cold there feels not that cold because of low humidity and slow wind.
Anonymous on Jul 17, 2022:
Who would want to live in a freezer like Armenia? Hookers are dirt cheap though an added bonus.
Anonymous on Apr 26, 2022:
Apartments are now much more expensive, I would say 1000$ for 2 bedroom in the city center.
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.