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Almaty vs Seattle
Ala vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ala
Outside city centre
Sea
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ala
Outside city centre
Sea
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Ala
Outside city centre
Sea
Ala

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Ala

Summer dress

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

Sea
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth