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Vancouver vs Almaty
Van vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Van
Outside city centre
Ala
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Van
Outside city centre
Ala
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Van
Outside city centre
Ala
Van

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Van
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Van
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Almaty are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Van

Summer dress

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

Ala
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth