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St Petersberg vs Almaty
Spg vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Spg
Outside city centre
Ala
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Spg
Outside city centre
Ala
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Spg
Outside city centre
Ala
Spg

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Spg

Summer dress

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

Ala
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth