Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

Summary of cost of living in Baku

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,959 ман
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,374 ман
  • Baku is the 3rd cheapest city in Middle East (8 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Baku is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (164 out of 169)
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List of prices in Baku
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 9 ман
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 8 ман
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.03 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.78 ман
12 eggs, large 2.33 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.90 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 3.26 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.57 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.89 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.74 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 11 ман
2 liters of coca-cola 1.75 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.51 ман
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,138 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 570 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 80 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 592 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 334 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 52 ман
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 28 ман
40” flat screen tv 595 ман
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 212 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 16 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 13 ман
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 76 ман
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 73 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 155 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 161 ман
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 30,681 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.00 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 20 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 8 ман
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9 ман
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 10 ман
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 42 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 5.77 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.79 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.58 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.32 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.72 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 12 ман
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 28 ман
2 tickets to the movies 17 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 40 ман
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 52 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.13 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1.96 ман
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 877 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.06 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 65 ман
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 5.33 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 211 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2022

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Baku position in our World Ranking

the world
164th
out of 169
middle east
8th
out of 10

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