Cost of living in Astana, Kazakhstan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 2,123 KZT
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,666 KZT
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 583 KZT
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 301 KZT
12 eggs, large 445 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 418 KZT
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,133 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 430 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 107 KZT
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 215 KZT
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 3,354 KZT
2 liters of Coca-Cola 358 KZT
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 107 KZT
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 208,802 KZT
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 154,849 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 20,000 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 158,019 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 95,121 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 11,121 KZT
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 4,693 KZT
40” flat screen TV 116,578 KZT
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 20,148 KZT
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 2,604 KZT
Hourly rate for cleaning help 2,965 KZT
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 17,544 KZT
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 14,160 KZT
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 27,223 KZT
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 40,537 KZT
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 4,907,470 KZT
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 132 KZT
Monthly ticket public transport 6,500 KZT
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,606 KZT
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 971 KZT
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,015 KZT
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 4,319 KZT
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 936 KZT
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 572 KZT
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 684 KZT
4 rolls of toilet paper 362 KZT
Tube of toothpaste 481 KZT
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 2,779 KZT
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 6,808 KZT
2 tickets to the movies 2,574 KZT
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 9,022 KZT
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 13,553 KZT
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 2,188 KZT
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,000 KZT
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 914 KZT
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 296,242 KZT
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 14 KZT
1 month of gym membership in business district 25,168 KZT
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 311 KZT
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 354 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: December 14, 2017.

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