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Almaty vs Oslo
Ala vs Osl

Average net salary (After tax)

Oslo
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Ala
Outside city centre
Osl
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osl
Ala
Outside city centre
Osl
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osl
Ala
Outside city centre
Osl
Ala

Mortgage rates

Oslo
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Oslo
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osl
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Osl
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osl
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osl
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Oslo
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osl
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Oslo
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osl
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Osl
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Osl
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osl
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Osl
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Osl
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Oslo
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Oslo are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osl
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Osl
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osl
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Osl
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Oslo
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osl
Ala

Summer dress

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

Osl
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Oslo
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osl $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth