Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

Summary of cost of living in Baku

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 2,936 ман
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,258 ман
  • Baku is the 4th cheapest city in Middle East (11 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in Baku is cheaper than in 95% of cities in the World (190 out of 200)

List of prices in Baku, Azerbaijan. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
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 3.51 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.08 ман
12 eggs, large 2.03 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.65 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.63 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.74 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.16 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.61 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 14 ман
2 liters of coca-cola 1.83 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.66 ман
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 848 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 560 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 63 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 581 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 411 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 52 ман
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 17 ман
40” flat screen tv 581 ман
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 201 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 12 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 12 ман
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 78 ман
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 79 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 188 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 172 ман
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 30,538 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.99 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 27 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 11 ман
Personal Care [Edit]
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) 40 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 5.77 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.62 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.52 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.25 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.56 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 11 ман
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 29 ман
2 tickets to the movies 14 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 80 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 11 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.37 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.70 ман
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 877 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 5.73 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 287 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: January 22, 2021

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190th
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11th
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