Cost of living in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,922 KZT
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,379 KZT
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 759 KZT
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 307 KZT
12 eggs, large 405 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 456 KZT
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,495 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 413 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 130 KZT
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 214 KZT
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,270 KZT
2 liters of Coca-Cola 300 KZT
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 101 KZT
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 269,661 KZT
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 136,910 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 21,978 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 152,727 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 82,188 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 15,371 KZT
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,832 KZT
40” flat screen TV 142,802 KZT
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 34,418 KZT
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 2,250 KZT
Hourly rate for cleaning help 3,042 KZT
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 18,190 KZT
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 13,986 KZT
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 22,194 KZT
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 31,231 KZT
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 4,911,890 KZT
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 136 KZT
Monthly ticket public transport 5,589 KZT
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,538 KZT
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,067 KZT
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 1,727 KZT
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 4,666 KZT
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 789 KZT
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 706 KZT
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 785 KZT
4 rolls of toilet paper 456 KZT
Tube of toothpaste 456 KZT
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 3,058 KZT
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 7,315 KZT
2 tickets to the movies 2,687 KZT
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 10,830 KZT
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 14,824 KZT
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,781 KZT
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 833 KZT
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 558 KZT
iPad Air 2, 64GB 209,962 KZT
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 12 KZT
1 month of gym membership in business district 30,561 KZT
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 313 KZT
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 458 prices entered by 43 different people.
Latest price update: September 20, 2017.

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