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Almaty vs Singapore
Ala vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Ala
Outside city centre
Sin
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Ala
Outside city centre
Sin
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Ala
Outside city centre
Sin
Ala

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Ala

Summer dress

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

Sin
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth