Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8 ман
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 6 ман
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2.96 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.33 ман
12 eggs, large 1.83 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.30 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.37 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.68 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 0.94 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.33 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 10 ман
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.25 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.38 ман
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,194 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 552 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 93 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 510 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 271 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 57 ман
Internet 8MB (1 month) 25 ман
40” flat screen TV 527 ман
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 171 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 9 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 4.34 ман
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 65 ман
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 54 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 114 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 111 ман
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 23,615 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.76 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 18 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 7 ман
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 8 ман
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 13 ман
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 39 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 4.73 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.71 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.23 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.33 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.53 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 16 ман
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 34 ман
2 tickets to the movies 15 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 27 ман
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 58 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.35 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2.57 ман
iPod nano 16GB 259 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.07 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 109 ман
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2.84 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 568 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: July 23, 2016.

Baku position in our World Ranking

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261st
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18th
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