Cost of living in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 31 Somoni
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 Somoni
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12 Somoni
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8 Somoni
12 eggs, large 10 Somoni
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 Somoni
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 24 Somoni
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 7 Somoni
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.786 Somoni
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7 Somoni
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 65 Somoni
2 liters of Coca-Cola 8 Somoni
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.908 Somoni
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,535 Somoni
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,881 Somoni
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 188 Somoni
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 3,000 Somoni
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,365 Somoni
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 214 Somoni
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 184 Somoni
40” flat screen TV 4,487 Somoni
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,281 Somoni
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 41 Somoni
Hourly rate for cleaning help 20 Somoni
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 402 Somoni
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 322 Somoni
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 419 Somoni
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 321 Somoni
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 59,483 Somoni
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.814 Somoni
Monthly ticket public transport 77 Somoni
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 47 Somoni
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 31 Somoni
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 41 Somoni
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 84 Somoni
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 17 Somoni
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 22 Somoni
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 23 Somoni
4 rolls of toilet paper 9 Somoni
Tube of toothpaste 11 Somoni
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 21 Somoni
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 106 Somoni
2 tickets to the movies 48 Somoni
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 73 Somoni
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 279 Somoni
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 30 Somoni
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 21 Somoni
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 12 Somoni
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.561 Somoni
1 month of gym membership in business district 295 Somoni
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 Somoni
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 31 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: July 22, 2018.

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