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Almaty vs Riyadh
Ala vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Ala
Outside city centre
Ruh
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Ala
Outside city centre
Ruh
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Ala
Outside city centre
Ruh
Ala

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Ala

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth