Cost of living in Armenia

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 2,669Dram
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,882Dram
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 1,628Dram
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 474Dram
12 eggs, large 813Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 517Dram
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,327Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 463Dram
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 200Dram
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 443Dram
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 2,827Dram
2 liters of Coca-Cola 667Dram
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 206Dram
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 303,547Dram
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 131,286Dram
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 37,371Dram
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 201,522Dram
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 92,892Dram
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 23,647Dram
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 6,835Dram
40” flat screen TV 189,442Dram
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 43,638Dram
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 3,183Dram
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,711Dram
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 21,388Dram
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 21,184Dram
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 36,314Dram
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 33,794Dram
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 10,703,700Dram
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 365Dram
Monthly ticket public transport 7,585Dram
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 3,196Dram
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 3,047Dram
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 6,956Dram
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 1,586Dram
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 1,295Dram
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 1,547Dram
4 rolls of toilet paper 707Dram
Tube of toothpaste 683Dram
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,711Dram
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 7,785Dram
2 tickets to the movies 4,424Dram
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 4,911Dram
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 19,915Dram
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 2,377Dram
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 1,306Dram
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,055Dram
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 36Dram
1 month of gym membership in business district 35,091Dram
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 588Dram

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.

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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