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Almaty vs Osaka
Ala vs Osa

Average net salary (After tax)

Osaka
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Ala
Outside city centre
Osa
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Ala
Outside city centre
Osa
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osa
Ala
Outside city centre
Osa
Ala

Mortgage rates

Osaka
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Osaka
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osa
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Osa
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osa
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osa
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Osaka
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osa
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Osaka
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osa
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Osa
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Osa
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osa
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Osa
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Osa
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Osaka
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osa
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Osa
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osa
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Osa
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Osaka
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osa
Ala

Summer dress

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

Osa
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Osaka
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth