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Almaty vs Los Angeles
Ala vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Ala
Outside city centre
Lax
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Ala
Outside city centre
Lax
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Ala
Outside city centre
Lax
Ala

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Ala

Summer dress

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

Lax
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth