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Panama City vs Almaty
Pan vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Panama City

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Pan
Outside city centre
Ala
Pan

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Pan
Outside city centre
Ala
Pan

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Pan
Outside city centre
Ala
Pan

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Panama City
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Panama City

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Pan

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Pan

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Pan

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Pan

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Panama City

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Pan
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Panama City

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Pan
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Pan
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Pan

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Pan
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Pan
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Pan

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Panama City
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Panama City

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Pan
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Pan

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Pan
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Pan

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Panama City

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Pan

Summer dress

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

Ala
Pan

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Panama City
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Pan $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Pan $4,070.74/mth