Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 7 ман
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 7 ман
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.03 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.54 ман
12 eggs, large 1.70 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.60 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 2.89 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.84 ман
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 1.79 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.38 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 10 ман
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.19 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.45 ман
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,536 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 83 ман
Internet 8MB (1 month) 27 ман
40” flat screen TV 827 ман
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 203 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 10 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 8 ман
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 71 ман
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 95 ман
1 pair of leather business shoes 92 ман
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 21,679 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.74 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 16 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 8 ман
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 4.31 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 3.13 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.34 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.19 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.25 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.45 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 16 ман
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 34 ман
2 tickets to the movies 14 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 26 ман
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 58 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3.87 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.40 ман
iPod nano 16GB 291 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.08 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 86 ман
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2.87 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,889 prices entered by 147 different people.
Latest price update: May 26, 2015.

Baku position in our World Ranking

the world
127th
out of 189
middle east
7th
out of 10

Cheapest and most expensive products in Baku compared to other cities:

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