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Almaty vs Lagos
Ala vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Ala
Outside city centre
Los
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Ala
Outside city centre
Los
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Ala
Outside city centre
Los
Ala

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Lagos
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Ala

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Los
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Los
Ala
White bread 500g
Los
Ala
Eggs 12
Los
Ala
White rice 1kg
Los
Ala

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Almaty

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Los
Ala
Beef round 1kg
Los
Ala
Local cheese 1kg
Los
Ala

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Los
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Los
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Ala

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Los
Ala

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Los
Ala
1 pair men's leather shoes
Los
Ala

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth