Cost of Living in Samarkand

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$608
$961
🛋️ Without rent
$239
$778
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$369
$183
🍽️ Food
$166
$447
🚐 Transport
$20.2
$55
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$149
😀 Quality of life
23
🏙️ Population
546K

The average cost of living in Samarkand is $608, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7415th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 11 in Uzbekistan.

The median after-tax salary is $149, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 8907th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Uzbekistan. With an estimated population of 546K, Samarkand is the 3rd largest city in Uzbekistan.

Why living in Samarkand costs 4.1 times more than the average salary? 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 Samarkand for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Samarkand Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 48.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5647 Samarkand State University
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Prices in Samarkand

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$1.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$442
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$178
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$124
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$471
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$428
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.51
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.41
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.61
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$7.39
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6163

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