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Berlin vs Almaty
Ber vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Ber
Outside city centre
Ala
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Ber
Outside city centre
Ala
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Ber
Outside city centre
Ala
Ber

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Berlin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Ber

Summer dress

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

Ala
Ber

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth