Cost of Living Comparison

KZT
COMPARED TO
USD

North Carolina is 3.7 times more expensive than Kazakhstan.

If you lived in North Carolina instead of Kazakhstan, you would:
local_dining

pay 3.2 times more for restaurants

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.31
₸1,741.68
$13.67 +157.3%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.01
₸1,313.81
$7.47 +86.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.53
₸174.41
$1.79 +237.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.31
₸102.87
$1.57 +400.9%
Average +220.5%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 4.7 times more for groceries

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.22
₸73.60
$2.69 +1098.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.19
₸716.49
$5.13 +134.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.44
₸800.35
$3.11 +27.5%
Eggs
1 dozen
$0.79
₸258.92
$2.25 +184.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.27
₸415.16
$3.99 +214.7%
Apples (1 lb) $0.51
₸168.44
$2.31 +349.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.53
₸174.94
$0.69 +29.0%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.70
₸230.71
$2.30 +226.9%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.54
₸178.44
$2.11 +287.5%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.16
₸51.64
$1.20 +659.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.15
₸48.05
$1.41 +864.8%
Average +370.6%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 3.2 times more for transportation

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.43
₸468.53
$2.50 +74.8%
Monthly public transit pass $13.55
₸4,443.80
$55.09 +306.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,687.20
₸4,815,345.36
$23,229.18 +58.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $2.98
₸978.60
$15.72 +426.6%
Average +216.5%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of transportation
home

pay 4.8 times more for housing

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$9.82
₸3,219.68
$58.39 +494.5%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $213.10
₸69,867.81
$953.81 +347.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $145.61
₸47,739.33
$814.03 +459.0%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$36.92
₸12,105.06
$121.50 +229.1%
Average +382.5%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 5.0 times more for childcare

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $108.39
₸35,537.14
$865.78 +698.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $7,938.55
₸2,602,731.90
$15,214.56 +91.7%
Average +395.2%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 3.5 times more for entertainment and sports

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.20
₸394.65
$4.65 +286.4%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.54
₸503.75
$4.09 +165.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$0.95
₸310.08
$6.05 +539.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $33.32
₸10,923.55
$33.83 +1.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $3.22
₸1,055.75
$11.50 +257.1%
Average +250.0%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 22.3% more for clothing

  Kazakhstan help_outline North Carolina help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.87
₸14,711.17
$41.86 -6.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.56
₸10,020.17
$43.63 +42.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$67.48
₸22,124.17
$75.56 +12.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $69.43
₸22,761.76
$97.99 +41.1%
Average +22.3%

Kazakhstan vs. North Carolina - Cost of clothing
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