Ashgabat vs Malaga - Cost of Living Comparison

Ashgabat Malaga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1233
$1274
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2878
$2883
🏠 One person rent
$531
$706
🏘️ Family rent
$949
$1117
🍽️ Food expenses
$540
$342
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$562
$1791
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
7
23
😀 Quality of life
30
79
🏙️ Population
828K
579K

The cost of living in Ashgabat is 3% less expensive than in Malaga. Cities ranked 4068th and 3970th ($1233 vs $1274) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 21st in Turkmenistan and Spain, respectively. Check Turkmenistan vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Ashgabat compared to 1.4 months in Malaga. Ashgabat ranked 1st best city to live in Turkmenistan vs Malaga ranked 10th in Spain, while ranked 8436th and 459th among best cities to live in the world.

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Ashgabat Malaga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.8
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$8.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.1
$3.43
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$2.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.55
$1.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
$658
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$386
$531
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$933
$1174
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$807
$837
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.5
$118
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.1
$181
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.5
$31.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.97%
2.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3243
$4058
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2384
$2554
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.4
$37.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.27
$20.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.43
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.9
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
$1.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.5
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.26
$6.97
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
$1.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.2
$5.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$18.9
$5.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.65
$6.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.82
$3.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.02
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.79
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.9
$41.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$19.2
$8.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.2
$59.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.43
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$80
$75.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.6
$71.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.7
$379
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4395
$8952

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.2 mi Anau
$1366
95 km or 59 mi Quchan
$687
99 km or 61 mi Baherden
$1362
107 km or 66 mi Bojnord
$540
197 km or 123 mi Nishapur
$640
203 km or 126 mi Sabzevar
$638
212 km or 132 mi Mashhad
$658
294 km or 183 mi Gonbad-e Kavus
$531
302 km or 187 mi Kashmar
$687
306 km or 190 mi Mary
$1305
307 km or 191 mi Torbat-e Heydarieh
$687
344 km or 213 mi Shahrud
$688
361 km or 224 mi Torbat-e Jam
$717
367 km or 228 mi Gorgan
$558
451 km or 280 mi Dasoguz
$1316
469 km or 291 mi Turkmenabat
$1331
496 km or 308 mi Sari
$568
513 km or 318 mi Nukus
$397
516 km or 321 mi Qaem Shahr
$693
517 km or 321 mi Semnan
$690
524 km or 325 mi Herat
$375
528 km or 328 mi Babol
$450
558 km or 347 mi Amol
$504
561 km or 349 mi Bukhara
$379
570 km or 354 mi Birjand
$691
634 km or 394 mi Pardis
$686
654 km or 406 mi Qarshi
$404
657 km or 408 mi Pakdasht
$694
660 km or 410 mi Golestan
$696
667 km or 414 mi Sheberghan
$326
668 km or 415 mi Qarchak
$694
668 km or 415 mi Tehran
$833
670 km or 417 mi Varamin
$836
671 km or 417 mi Ray
$693
693 km or 431 mi Qods
$699
694 km or 431 mi Eslamshahr
$636
695 km or 432 mi Nasimshahr
$695
700 km or 435 mi Shahriar
$696
701 km or 435 mi Karaj
$792
703 km or 437 mi Fardis
$689

Cities near Malaga

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Benalmadena
$1381
24 km or 15 mi Mijas
$1108
27 km or 17 mi Fuengirola
$1352
36 km or 22 mi Antequera
$1118
48 km or 30 mi Marbella
$1460
55 km or 34 mi Loja
$1109
65 km or 40 mi Almunecar
$893
67 km or 41 mi Ronda
$856
71 km or 44 mi Estepona
$1107
80 km or 50 mi Motril
$1112
89 km or 55 mi Granada
$1112
94 km or 58 mi Alcala la Real
$1043
104 km or 64 mi La Linea de la Concepcion
$985
105 km or 65 mi Gibraltar City
$2091
109 km or 68 mi Ecija
$1109
113 km or 70 mi Los Barrios
$1232
114 km or 71 mi Algeciras
$936
119 km or 74 mi Martos
$1107
122 km or 76 mi Ceuta
$1234
124 km or 77 mi Arcos de la Frontera
$1111
125 km or 78 mi Adra
$1062
130 km or 81 mi Jaen
$845
132 km or 82 mi Tarifa
$1106
133 km or 83 mi Cordoba
$986
137 km or 85 mi Carmona
$1104
143 km or 89 mi El Ejido
$900
148 km or 92 mi Dos Hermanas
$1135
152 km or 94 mi Jerez de la Frontera
$918
154 km or 96 mi Tetouan
$429
158 km or 98 mi Seville
$1134
158 km or 98 mi Chiclana de la Frontera
$1195
162 km or 101 mi Tangier
$585
169 km or 105 mi Linares
$1108
169 km or 105 mi Cadiz
$1172
171 km or 106 mi Ubeda
$1148
174 km or 108 mi Rota
$1030
176 km or 109 mi Almeria
$1018
196 km or 122 mi Almonte
$1102
207 km or 129 mi Melilla
$1024
218 km or 135 mi Nador
$391