Summary

Cost of living in Almaty is 3% more expensive than Astana according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$611
$627
Cost of Living
$414
$349
Average Salary
$379
$396
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Astana
Almaty
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$291.25
$304.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$195.53
$179.45
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$611.24
$656.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$383.55
$399.58

Salaries And Financing

Name
Astana
Almaty
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$413.65
$349.34
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%16.59
%15.91

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Astana
Almaty
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$45.48
$61.06
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.03
$0.03
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$9.87
$10.17

Markets

Name
Astana
Almaty
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.71
$0.72
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$0.32
$0.26
Eggs (regular) (12)
$0.85
$0.92
Local Cheese (1kg)
$4.85
$5.09
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.48
$0.42
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.43
$5.34
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.55
$0.58
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.33
$1.18
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$0.93
$0.95
Apples (1kg)
$1.18
$1.03
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$3.07
$3.21
Oranges (1kg)
$1.57
$1.51
Potato (1kg)
$0.34
$0.36
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.89
$0.87
Rice (white), (1kg)
$0.68
$0.86
Tomato (1kg)
$1.28
$1.19
Banana (1kg)
$1.21
$1.3
Onion (1kg)
$0.32
$0.28
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$5.63
$5.22

Transportation

Name
Astana
Almaty
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.36
$0.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$15.92
$15.28
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.4
$0.4
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$0
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$1.37
$0.97
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.24
$0.32
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$3.88
$2.51
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$0
$0

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Astana
Almaty
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$56.05
$47.33
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$34.96
$37.8
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$71.03
$72.81
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$79.37
$85.4

Restaurants

Name
Astana
Almaty
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$6.43
$5.05
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$25.47
$23.24
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$4.16
$4.04
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$1.37
$0.97
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.78
$1.52
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.48
$0.45
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.35
$0.31
Cappuccino (regular)
$1.85
$1.85

Sports And Leisure

Name
Astana
Almaty
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$47.18
$42.26
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$14.7
$9.8
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$3.64
$3.8

Childcare

Name
Astana
Almaty
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$151.39
$142.28
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$0
$0

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Astana
Almaty
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$901.56
$1,116.51
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$684.97
$681.65