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Almaty vs Moscow
Ala vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Ala
Outside city centre
Mow
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Ala
Outside city centre
Mow
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Ala
Outside city centre
Mow
Ala

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Moscow
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Mow
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mow
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Mow
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Mow
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mow
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Mow
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Mow
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mow
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Mow
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mow
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Mow
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Ala

Summer dress

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

Mow
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth