Cost of living in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

List of prices in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Current as of Jan 2019.

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. The data gets better with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Bishkek.
Page-elements
Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 401 som
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 187 som
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 171 som
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 44 som
12 eggs, large 93 som
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 95 som
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 210 som
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 74 som
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 25 som
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 54 som
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 481 som
2 liters of Coca-Cola 67 som
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 33 som
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 46,394 som
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 28,936 som
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,608 som
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 34,823 som
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 17,712 som
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 1,795 som
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 1,726 som
40” flat screen TV 24,714 som
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 8,947 som
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 645 som
Hourly rate for cleaning help 374 som
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,881 som
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 2,509 som
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 5,413 som
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 5,610 som
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,073,210 som
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 45 som
Monthly ticket public transport 694 som
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 293 som
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 232 som
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 831 som
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 1,490 som
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 227 som
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 202 som
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 243 som
4 rolls of toilet paper 76 som
Tube of toothpaste 89 som
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 296 som
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,265 som
2 tickets to the movies 486 som
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 2,684 som
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 2,973 som
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 251 som
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 135 som
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 120 som
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 19,414 som
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 4.46 som
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,645 som
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 79 som
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 203 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2019.

Do you live in Bishkek? We need your help!

What is the price of

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new

in Bishkek?

som

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • Monthly rent - 45 m2 furnished studio in expensive area in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands costs $710 (24 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Little Rock, Arkansas costs $1,017 (33 minutes ago)
  • Ipad wi-fi 128gb in Novi Sad costs 60,390 Дин. (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Orlando, Florida costs $1,006 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Grand Cayman costs CI$23,000 (about 2 hours ago)
  • 500 ml domestic beer in the supermarket in Puerto Vallarta costs Mex$ 14 (about 2 hours ago)