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Almaty vs Newcastle
Ala vs Ntl

Average net salary (After tax)

Newcastle
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Ala
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Ala
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ntl
Ala
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ala

Mortgage rates

Newcastle
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Newcastle
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ntl
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Ntl
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ntl
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ntl
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Newcastle
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ntl
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Newcastle
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ntl
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Ntl
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Ntl
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ntl
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Ntl
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Ntl
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Newcastle
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ntl
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Ntl
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Newcastle
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ntl
Ala

Summer dress

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

Ntl
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Newcastle
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth