Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 10 ман
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 8 ман
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.96 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.71 ман
12 eggs, large 2.14 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.31 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.46 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.54 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.05 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.58 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 12 ман
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.19 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.41 ман
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 845 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 484 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 77 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 593 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 410 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 58 ман
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 20 ман
40” flat screen TV 786 ман
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 289 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 13 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 13 ман
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 70 ман
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 61 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 135 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 144 ман
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 36,146 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.77 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 19 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 7 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) 31 ман
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 5.00 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.90 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.69 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.78 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.55 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 9 ман
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 32 ман
2 tickets to the movies 13 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 22 ман
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 77 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 9 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4.48 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2.63 ман
iPad Air 2, 64GB 1,123 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.08 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 75 ман
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 4.46 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,027 prices entered by 104 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2017.

Baku position in our World Ranking

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307th
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21st
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