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Almaty vs London
Ala vs Lon

Average net salary (After tax)

London
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Ala
Outside city centre
Lon
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lon
Ala
Outside city centre
Lon
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lon
Ala
Outside city centre
Lon
Ala

Mortgage rates

London
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

London
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lon
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Lon
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lon
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lon
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

London
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lon
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

London
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lon
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Lon
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Lon
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lon
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Lon
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Lon
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

London
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in London are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lon
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Lon
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lon
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Lon
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

London
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lon
Ala

Summer dress

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

Lon
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

London
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lon $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth