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Almaty vs Sydney
Ala vs Syd

Average net salary (After tax)

Sydney
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Ala
Outside city centre
Syd
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Syd
Ala
Outside city centre
Syd
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Syd
Ala
Outside city centre
Syd
Ala

Mortgage rates

Sydney
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Sydney
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Syd
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Syd
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Syd
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Syd
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Sydney
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Syd
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Sydney
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Syd
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Syd
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Syd
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Syd
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Syd
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Syd
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Sydney
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Syd
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Syd
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Syd
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Syd
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Sydney
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Syd
Ala

Summer dress

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

Syd
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Sydney
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Syd $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth