Cost of living in Almaty, Kazakhstan

List of prices in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Current as of Feb 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,940 KZT
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,543 KZT
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 734 KZT
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 337 KZT
12 eggs, large 452 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 494 KZT
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,711 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 454 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 158 KZT
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 236 KZT
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,615 KZT
2 liters of Coca-Cola 350 KZT
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 107 KZT
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 213,188 KZT
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 149,962 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 20,881 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 151,434 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 95,303 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 13,860 KZT
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,621 KZT
40” flat screen TV 140,504 KZT
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 36,507 KZT
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 2,471 KZT
Hourly rate for cleaning help 3,392 KZT
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 24,200 KZT
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 14,608 KZT
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 29,855 KZT
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 27,252 KZT
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 6,229,090 KZT
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 164 KZT
Monthly ticket public transport 5,827 KZT
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,665 KZT
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,289 KZT
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,415 KZT
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 5,000 KZT
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 867 KZT
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 661 KZT
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 828 KZT
4 rolls of toilet paper 411 KZT
Tube of toothpaste 423 KZT
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 3,538 KZT
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 10,263 KZT
2 tickets to the movies 3,696 KZT
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 14,537 KZT
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 16,864 KZT
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,783 KZT
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,037 KZT
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 818 KZT
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 208,595 KZT
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 18 KZT
1 month of gym membership in business district 18,977 KZT
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 392 KZT
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 292 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: February 23, 2019.

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