Cost of Living in Cholpon-Ata

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$412
$1127
🛋️ Without rent
$243
$843
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$168
$283
🍽️ Food
$190
$504
🚐 Transport
$9.83
$27.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$233
😀 Quality of life
21
🏙️ Population
11.5K

The average cost of living in Cholpon-Ata is $412, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8743rd out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 9 in Kyrgyzstan.

The median after-tax salary is $233, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8955th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Kyrgyzstan. With an estimated population of 11.5K, Cholpon-Ata is the 9th largest city in Kyrgyzstan.

Why living in Cholpon-Ata is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Cholpon-Ata for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 32 km Issyk-Kul International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 37.4 µg/m³
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Prices in Cholpon-Ata

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$330
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$597
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$548
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$6.62
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$122
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14867

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