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Almaty vs Tehran
Ala vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Ala
Outside city centre
Thr
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Ala
Outside city centre
Thr
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Ala
Outside city centre
Thr
Ala

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Ala

Summer dress

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

Thr
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth