Cost of living in Astana, Kazakhstan

Summary of cost of living in Astana

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 700,194 KZT
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 320,139 KZT
  • Astana is the 4th cheapest city in Asia (13 out of 16)
  • Cost of living in Astana is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (201 out of 208)

List of prices in Astana, Kazakhstan. Current as of Dec 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 2,419 KZT
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,872 KZT
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 778 KZT
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 320 KZT
12 eggs, large 469 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 580 KZT
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,422 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 506 KZT
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 141 KZT
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 314 KZT
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 3,380 KZT
2 liters of coca-cola 440 KZT
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 139 KZT
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 235,981 KZT
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 152,244 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 19,412 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 152,020 KZT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 101,470 KZT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 12,998 KZT
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 4,611 KZT
40” flat screen tv 108,625 KZT
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 36,399 KZT
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 3,381 KZT
Hourly rate for cleaning help 4,135 KZT
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 23,674 KZT
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 15,580 KZT
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 36,112 KZT
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 37,100 KZT
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 6,414,980 KZT
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 166 KZT
Monthly ticket public transport 7,327 KZT
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 1,765 KZT
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 1,227 KZT
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,311 KZT
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 5,000 KZT
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,022 KZT
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 813 KZT
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 890 KZT
4 rolls of toilet paper 368 KZT
Tube of toothpaste 633 KZT
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 4,130 KZT
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 9,911 KZT
2 tickets to the movies 2,960 KZT
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 11,783 KZT
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 18,843 KZT
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 2,116 KZT
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 957 KZT
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 932 KZT
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 219,942 KZT
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 14 KZT
1 month of gym membership in business district 25,631 KZT
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 464 KZT
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 523 prices entered by 30 different people.
Latest price update: December 02, 2020

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Astana position in our World Ranking

the world
201st
out of 208
asia
13th
out of 16

Cheapest and most expensive products in Astana compared to other cities:

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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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4th
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5th

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