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Gold Coast vs Almaty
Glc vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Glc
Outside city centre
Ala
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Glc
Outside city centre
Ala
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Glc
Outside city centre
Ala
Glc

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Glc

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Glc

Summer dress

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

Ala
Glc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth