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) 7 ман
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.27 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.60 ман
12 eggs, large 2.21 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1.88 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.24 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.54 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.04 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.38 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 11 ман
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.26 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.41 ман
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 942 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 455 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 558 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 335 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 39 ман
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 26 ман
40” flat screen TV 675 ман
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 197 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 9 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 9 ман
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 83 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) 132 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 155 ман
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 35,004 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.70 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 19 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 8 ман
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9 ман
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 12 ман
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 33 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 5.11 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.76 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 4.40 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.46 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.73 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 14 ман
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 34 ман
2 tickets to the movies 13 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 37 ман
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 81 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.60 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.81 ман
iPod nano 16GB 278 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.10 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 123 ман
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 3.92 ман
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 488 prices entered by 60 different people.
Latest price update: February 19, 2017.

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