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Sydney vs Almaty
Syd vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Syd
Outside city centre
Ala
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Syd
Outside city centre
Ala
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Syd
Outside city centre
Ala
Syd

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Syd

Summer dress

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

Ala
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth