Prices in Kazakhstan vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

KazakhstanRussia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$470
$635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1205
$1560
🏠 One person rent
$201
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$360
$558
🍽️ Food Expenses
$183
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$27
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$372
$523
💸 GDP per capita
$9813
$11289
😃 Human freedom index
6.91
6.49
❤️ Life expectancy
73
72.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
31
28
🏙️ Population
18.3M
147M

The average cost of living in Kazakhstan ($470) is 26% less expensive than in Russia ($635). Kazakhstan ranked 182nd vs 133rd for Russia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Kazakhstan compared to 0.8 months in Russia. Ranked 61st and 49th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Kazakhstan vs Russia

KazakhstanRussia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.1
$5.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.7
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.07
$3.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.18
$1.89
☕ Cappuccino
$1.79
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$225
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$139
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$415
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$416
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.5
$56.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.4
$87.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.8
$6.94
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.8%
10.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$765
$1848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$547
$1077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.21
$0.46
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$20.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.17
$3.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.4
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.29
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.96
$1.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.02
$7.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$3.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.6
$6.49
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.98
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.64
$6.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.18
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.03
$6.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.18
$2.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.1
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.66
$4.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.91
$16.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.95
$5.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$47
$62.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.8
$71
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$128
$263
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7255
$5355

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Kazakhstan

CityCost of livingPopulation
Almaty
$600
1.81M
Nur-Sultan
$579
1.08M
Shymkent
$426
1.02M
Karaganda
$410
501k
Oral
$356
210k
Taraz
$377
406k
Aktobe
$376
388k
Semey
$440
340k
Atyrau
$495
183k
Turkistan
$339
227k
Kyzylorda
$331
201k
Temirtau
$452
185k
Pavlodar
$424
329k
Oskemen
$356
317k
Kostanay
$421
217k
Ekibastuz
$464
160k
Petropavl
$330
216k
Taldiqorgan
$447
130k
Aktau
$532
183k
Zhanaozen
$422
113k
Kokshetau
$491
153k
Jezkazgan
$421
86.2k
Kentau
$410
81.5k
Balkhash
$420
78k
Aksu
$421
69.4k
Satbayev
$421
61.9k
Kapchagay
$422
60.1k
Kaskelen
$421
58.4k
Kulsary
$420
53.7k

In Russia

CityCost of livingPopulation
Moscow
$1006
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$791
5.35M
Yekaterinburg
$603
1.46M
Novosibirsk
$591
1.6M
Nizhny Novgorod
$595
1.26M
Kazan
$604
1.24M
Chelyabinsk
$473
1.2M
Krasnoyarsk
$503
1.08M
Rostov-on-Don
$595
1.13M
Perm
$525
1.05M
Ufa
$546
1.12M
Samara
$568
1.17M
Voronezh
$496
1.05M
Krasnodar
$526
881k
Omsk
$497
1.18M
Volgograd
$502
1.02M
Tyumen
$555
745k
Vladivostok
$788
607k
Khabarovsk
$703
616k
Surgut
$609
361k
Saratov
$490
845k
Kemerovo
$509
557k
Irkutsk
$540
624k
Izhevsk
$464
646k
Tomsk
$489
573k
Naberezhnye Chelny
$502
530k
Ryazan
$516
538k
Yaroslavl
$492
608k
Tolyatti
$481
707k
Balashikha
$714
451k