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Paris vs Almaty
Par vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Par
Outside city centre
Ala
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Par
Outside city centre
Ala
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Par
Outside city centre
Ala
Par

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Par
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Par
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Par

Summer dress

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

Ala
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth