Prices in Almaty vs Yekaterinburg - Cost of Living Comparison

AlmatyYekaterinburg
🚶 Cost of living One person
$600
$603
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1460
$1408
🏠 One person rent
$279
$294
🏘️ Family rent
$469
$475
🍽️ Food Expenses
$202
$182
🚐 Transport Expenses
$43
$53.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$431
$539
🏙️ Population
1.81M
1.46M

The cost of living in Almaty is 0.5% less expensive than in Yekaterinburg. Cities ranked 6893rd and 6848th ($600 vs $603) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 23rd in Kazakhstan and Russia, respectively. Check Kazakhstan vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Almaty compared to 0.9 months in Yekaterinburg. Almaty ranked 2nd best city to live in Kazakhstan vs Yekaterinburg ranked 4th in Russia, while ranked 2272nd and 1566th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Almaty vs Yekaterinburg

AlmatyYekaterinburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.53
$4.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$21.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.32
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
$2.13
☕ Cappuccino
$2.26
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$354
$296
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$206
$214
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$604
$505
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$358
$350
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.1
$56.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.5
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.7
$7.08
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.97%
10.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1220
$1364
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$768
$911
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.7
$28
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.4
$3.66
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.4
$0.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.29
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$0.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.1
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.92
$6.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$3.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.29
$6.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.44
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.31
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.96
$5.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.64
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.09
$1.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.33
$4.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.3
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.08
$1.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.8
$3.48
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.9
$16.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.13
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$61
$73.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.8
$76.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$166
$202
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5739
$3087

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$421
68 km or 42 miCholpon-Ata
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72 km or 45 miKapchagay
$422
139 km or 86 miTokmok
$404
171 km or 107 miKant
$402
194 km or 121 miBishkek
$455
215 km or 134 miNaryn
$403
229 km or 142 miTaldiqorgan
$447
357 km or 222 miToktogul
$404
360 km or 224 miAksu
$577
363 km or 226 miYining
$592
389 km or 242 miTalas
$374
398 km or 247 miArtux
$578
413 km or 256 miJalal-Abad
$411
427 km or 265 miBalkhash
$420
429 km or 267 miKashgar
$557
451 km or 280 miTaraz
$377
452 km or 281 miBole
$577
455 km or 283 miOsh
$362
471 km or 293 miAndijan
$378
472 km or 293 miAral
$572
499 km or 310 miNamangan
$487
529 km or 329 miMargilan
$372
530 km or 329 miFergana
$379
605 km or 376 miShymkent
$426
631 km or 392 miKonibodom
$351
633 km or 393 miChirchiq
$392
633 km or 393 miTacheng
$571
637 km or 396 miWusu
$582
655 km or 407 miKuytun
$570
664 km or 413 miTashkent
$476
670 km or 417 miIstiklol
$350
679 km or 422 miKentau
$410
683 km or 424 miGhafurov
$351
684 km or 425 miKaramay
$629
685 km or 425 miBuston
$409
688 km or 427 miKhujand
$336
701 km or 435 miTurkistan
$339
731 km or 454 miHotan
$581
742 km or 461 miShihezi
$587

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DistanceCityCost of living
95 km or 59 miMunicipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$513
96 km or 59 miKamensk-Uralsky
$514
126 km or 78 miNizhny Tagil
$445
194 km or 120 miZlatoust
$486
194 km or 121 miChelyabinsk
$473
201 km or 125 miMiass
$513
291 km or 181 miPerm
$525
302 km or 188 miTyumen
$555
333 km or 207 miKurgan
$421
371 km or 231 miUfa
$546
396 km or 246 miMagnitogorsk
$401
447 km or 277 miKostanay
$421
448 km or 278 miIzhevsk
$464
461 km or 287 miSterlitamak
$484
486 km or 302 miSalavat
$496
524 km or 326 miNaberezhnye Chelny
$502
558 km or 346 miNizhnekamsk
$525
559 km or 348 miAlmetyevsk
$512
577 km or 358 miPetropavl
$330
639 km or 397 miOrsk
$620
666 km or 414 miOrenburg
$495
678 km or 421 miKirov
$386
685 km or 426 miKokshetau
$491
716 km or 445 miKazan
$604
760 km or 473 miAktobe
$376
771 km or 479 miSyktyvkar
$610
773 km or 480 miYoshkar-Ola
$421
780 km or 485 miSamara
$568
798 km or 496 miTolyatti
$481
816 km or 507 miUlyanovsk
$481
821 km or 510 miCheboksary
$413
823 km or 511 miOmsk
$497
865 km or 537 miOral
$356
872 km or 542 miSyzran
$450
882 km or 548 miSurgut
$609
949 km or 590 miNur-Sultan
$579
982 km or 610 miBalakovo
$456
1011 km or 628 miSaransk
$413
1014 km or 630 miNizhny Novgorod
$595
1023 km or 636 miNizhnevartovsk
$673