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Pretoria vs Almaty
Pre vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Pre
Outside city centre
Ala
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Pre
Outside city centre
Ala
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Pre
Outside city centre
Ala
Pre

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Pretoria

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Pre

Summer dress

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

Ala
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth