Cost of living in Armenia

Summary of cost of living in Armenia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 990,041Dram
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 438,694Dram
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 4,736Dram
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 4,485Dram
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 1,260Dram
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 739Dram
12 eggs, large 1,201Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 559Dram
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,493Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 389Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 223Dram
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 447Dram
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,767Dram
2 liters of coca-cola 600Dram
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 342Dram
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 319,820Dram
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 195,360Dram
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 31,859Dram
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 230,776Dram
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 92,682Dram
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 20,904Dram
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 6,622Dram
40” flat screen tv 320,540Dram
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 117,905Dram
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,000Dram
Hourly rate for cleaning help 5,641Dram
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 32,712Dram
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 29,543Dram
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 49,543Dram
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 72,943Dram
Transportation
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 2,697,780Dram
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 429Dram
Monthly ticket public transport 6,219Dram
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 4,000Dram
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 1,751Dram
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 20,000Dram
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,455Dram
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1,157Dram
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,614Dram
4 rolls of toilet paper 718Dram
Tube of toothpaste 600Dram
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 2,499Dram
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 6,309Dram
2 tickets to the movies 4,788Dram
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 13,778Dram
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 24,274Dram
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 2,595Dram
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,199Dram
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 920Dram
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 365,348Dram
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 25Dram
1 month of gym membership in business district 22,225Dram
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 612Dram

Map of Cost of Living in Armenia

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This map shows only the top cities in Armenia. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan:
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The color of each marker corresponds with the cost of living in the city red markers show more expensive cities green ones show cheaper cities
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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