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Almaty vs Toronto
Ala vs Tor

Average net salary (After tax)

Toronto
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Ala
Outside city centre
Tor
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tor
Ala
Outside city centre
Tor
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tor
Ala
Outside city centre
Tor
Ala

Mortgage rates

Toronto
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Toronto
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tor
Ala

Mobile phone data

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

Tor
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tor
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tor
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Toronto
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tor
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Toronto
Almaty

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tor
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Tor
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Tor
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tor
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Tor
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Tor
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Toronto
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Toronto are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tor
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Tor
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tor
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Tor
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Toronto
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tor
Ala

Summer dress

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

Tor
Ala

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Toronto
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tor $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth