Cuba vs Kazakhstan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cuba Kazakhstan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1332
$716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2846
$1830
🏠 One person rent
$676
$337
🏘️ Family rent
$818
$636
🍽️ Food expenses
$475
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.5
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3263
$506
💸 GDP per capita
$56496
$11492
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
6.4
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
70.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
39
🌐 English speaking %
6%
15.4%
🎓 Higher education
59
51
😀 Quality of life
63
46
🏙️ Population
11.2M
19M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1332) is 86% more expensive than in Kazakhstan ($716). Cuba ranked 42nd vs 130th for Kazakhstan in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cuba compared to 0.7 months in Kazakhstan. Ranked 53rd and 95th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs Kazakhstan

We calculate prices for Cuba and Kazakhstan as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 29 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Cuba Kazakhstan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$8.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
$33.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.77
$5.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.28
$1.34
 Cappuccino
$2.14
$2.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$0.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$758
$394
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1068
$750
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
$524
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$35.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.7
$54.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.2
$12.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.5%
15.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
$1274
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$317
$923
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$5.71
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.69
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$0.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.53
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.35
$8.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$7.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
$1.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$0.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$5.27
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
$7.23
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.65
$1.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.3
$5.51
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.68
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.66
$1.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$39.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.98
$5.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$13.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.4
$5.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.2
$74.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.8
$108
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$91.2
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14460
$9186

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In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$974
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1529
445K
Holguin
$1181
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1300
247K
Bayamo
$2156
235K
Guantanamo
$1664
228K
Las Tunas
$1683
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1108
189K
Cienfuegos
$1239
165K
Manzanillo
$2867
151K
Matanzas
$1166
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1646
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1495
139K
Palma Soriano
$1533
125K
Cardenas
$1208
86.7K
Moa
$1901
73.1K
Colon
$1196
71.6K
Placetas
$1362
71.2K
Florida
$1769
71.7K
Guines
$1121
66.9K
Moron
$1620
59.4K
Yara
$2545
59.4K
Artemisa
$1072
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1262
56.1K

In Kazakhstan

City Cost of living Population
Almaty
$1045
1.92M
Nur-Sultan
$787
1.08M
Shymkent
$646
1.19M
Oskemen
$547
333K
Atyrau
$596
295K
Semey
$634
350K
Pavlodar
$623
361K
Karaganda
$537
498K
Aktobe
$554
388K
Oral
$522
236K
Petropavl
$590
222K
Kyzylorda
$637
242K
Taraz
$474
358K
Ekibastuz
$649
160K
Aktau
$621
183K
Temirtau
$607
185K
Kokshetau
$641
139K
Kostanay
$727
217K
Turkistan
$576
165K
Zhanaozen
$616
113K
Jezkazgan
$569
86.2K
Kaskelen
$923
58.4K
Kapchagay
$867
61.8K
Kulsary
$596
53.7K
Aksu
$613
69.4K
Balkhash
$633
78K
Satbayev
$588
61.9K
Taldiqorgan
$592
130K
Kentau
$561
81.5K