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Seattle vs Almaty
Sea vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Sea
Outside city centre
Ala
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Sea
Outside city centre
Ala
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Sea
Outside city centre
Ala
Sea

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Sea

Summer dress

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

Ala
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth