Calgary vs Nur-Sultan - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Nur-Sultan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$570
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$1506
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$549
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$515
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
54
41
😀 Quality of life
93
63
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.08M

The cost of living in Calgary is 230% more expensive than in Nur-Sultan. Cities ranked 1847th and 7612th ($1881 vs $570) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 2nd in Canada and Kazakhstan, respectively. Check Canada vs Kazakhstan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.9 months in Nur-Sultan. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Nur-Sultan ranked 2nd in Kazakhstan, while ranked 48th and 4549th among best cities to live in the world.

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Calgary Nur-Sultan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$6.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$4.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$0.84
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$1.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$304
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$708
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$445
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$25.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$39.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
12.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$949
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$711
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$14.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$3.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$7.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$3.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$1.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$0.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$6.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$3.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$1.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$0.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$37.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$11.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$7.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$72.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$210
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$6971

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$1741
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$1692
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$1556
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$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

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Distance City Cost of living
161 km or 100 mi Temirtau
$436
190 km or 118 mi Karaganda
$295
276 km or 172 mi Kokshetau
$448
278 km or 173 mi Ekibastuz
$449
392 km or 243 mi Aksu
$420
402 km or 250 mi Pavlodar
$419
442 km or 275 mi Petropavl
$355
446 km or 277 mi Omsk
$621
457 km or 284 mi Satbayev
$422
460 km or 286 mi Jezkazgan
$431
543 km or 337 mi Balkhash
$414
580 km or 361 mi Kostanay
$402
623 km or 387 mi Semey
$378
627 km or 389 mi Kurgan
$735
771 km or 479 mi Tyumen
$779
800 km or 497 mi Oskemen
$325
803 km or 499 mi Chelyabinsk
$564
826 km or 513 mi Kyzylorda
$302
852 km or 530 mi Taldiqorgan
$455
855 km or 531 mi Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
856 km or 532 mi Municipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
872 km or 542 mi Miass
$720
875 km or 544 mi Kentau
$442
875 km or 544 mi Barnaul
$572
879 km or 546 mi Magnitogorsk
$674
880 km or 547 mi Novosibirsk
$883
893 km or 555 mi Orsk
$659
902 km or 561 mi Zlatoust
$712
903 km or 561 mi Turkistan
$423
910 km or 566 mi Kapchagay
$421
917 km or 570 mi Taraz
$432
949 km or 590 mi Bishkek
$466
949 km or 590 mi Yekaterinburg
$797
953 km or 592 mi Kant
$413
955 km or 593 mi Biysk
$662
960 km or 597 mi Talas
$413
965 km or 599 mi Kaskelen
$419
967 km or 601 mi Tokmok
$373
968 km or 602 mi Almaty
$629
977 km or 607 mi Tacheng
$634