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Chenmai vs Almaty
Che vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Chenmai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Che
Outside city centre
Ala
Che

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Che
Outside city centre
Ala
Che

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Che
Outside city centre
Ala
Che

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Chenmai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Che

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Che

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Che

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Che

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Chenmai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Che
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Chenmai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Che
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Che
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Che

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Che
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Che
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Che

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Chenmai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Che
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Che

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Che
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Che

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Chenmai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Che

Summer dress

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

Ala
Che

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Chenmai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth