Cost of living in Baku, Azerbaijan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 11 ман
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 9 ман
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3.58 ман
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1.76 ман
12 eggs, large 2.31 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.71 ман
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4.26 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1.67 ман
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.10 ман
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1.62 ман
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 10 ман
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1.28 ман
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 0.85 ман
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 849 ман
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 467 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 111 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 613 ман
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 407 ман
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 63 ман
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 24 ман
40” flat screen TV 785 ман
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 201 ман
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 11 ман
Hourly rate for cleaning help 8 ман
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 64 ман
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 71 ман
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 118 ман
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 135 ман
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 34,607 ман
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 0.87 ман
Monthly ticket public transport 24 ман
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 9 ман
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 10 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, ...) 5.66 ман
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.96 ман
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.88 ман
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.66 ман
Tube of toothpaste 2.39 ман
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 9 ман
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 35 ман
2 tickets to the movies 14 ман
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 52 ман
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 66 ман
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 9 ман
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.21 ман
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 3.11 ман
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 794 ман
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.49 ман
1 month of gym membership in business district 100 ман
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 4.62 ман
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,087 prices entered by 96 different people.
Latest price update: April 22, 2018.

Baku position in our World Ranking

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