Cost of living in Tbilisi, Georgia

Summary of cost of living in Tbilisi

Family of four estimated monthly costs: 5,250 Lari
Single person estimated monthly costs: 2,539 Lari
Tbilisi is the cheapest city in Middle East (21 out of 21)
Cost of living in Tbilisi is cheaper than in 96% of cities in the World (290 out of 301)

List of prices in Tbilisi, Georgia. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 20 Lari
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 14 Lari
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 5.72 Lari
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.58 Lari
12 eggs, large 5.17 Lari
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.20 Lari
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 7 Lari
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.64 Lari
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.68 Lari
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.80 Lari
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 22 Lari
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2.97 Lari
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.09 Lari
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,065 Lari
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,181 Lari
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 160 Lari
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,174 Lari
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 692 Lari
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 143 Lari
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 25 Lari
40” flat screen TV 849 Lari
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 531 Lari
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 25 Lari
Hourly rate for cleaning help 11 Lari
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 170 Lari
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 104 Lari
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 321 Lari
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 335 Lari
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 35,287 Lari
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 2.52 Lari
Monthly ticket public transport 35 Lari
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 13 Lari
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16 Lari
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 18 Lari
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 64 Lari
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 7 Lari
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 9 Lari
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 9 Lari
4 rolls of toilet paper 2.59 Lari
Tube of toothpaste 4.73 Lari
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 15 Lari
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 41 Lari
2 tickets to the movies 27 Lari
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 131 Lari
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 99 Lari
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 14 Lari
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 5.81 Lari
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7 Lari
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,414 Lari
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.26 Lari
1 month of gym membership in business district 111 Lari
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 4.96 Lari
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 488 prices entered by 52 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2019

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