Cost of living index in Turkmenistan

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 3.24 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 7.43 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.11 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.42 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.17 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.08 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.14 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.5 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.04 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.64 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.63 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.59 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.28 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.44 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.93 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 11.62 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.2 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.8 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 32.27 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.99 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 20.14 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 64.73 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.49 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.9 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.97 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.92 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.87 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 230.35 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 260.62 (USD)
High quality jeans 186.15 (USD)
womens summer dress 129.51 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 1.36 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.87 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 8.55 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.14 (USD)
One month pass 4.14 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.43 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 17150.6 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 19248.6 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 47.18 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 17.86 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 11.74 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 319.76 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 510.22 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 239.91 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 511.36 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 1867.63 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 1278.68 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 1105.64 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 470.08 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 23.68 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 14457.3 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 425.29 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 7.76 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Turkmenistan

On average a signle person can spend arround 171 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Turkmenistan

286 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Turkmenistan

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 458 (USD) per month in Turkmenistan, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Turkmenistan for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Turkmenistan for arround 1633 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 171 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 240 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 1630 (USD).

Average living cost in Turkmenistan for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Turkmenistan can average 2343 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 360 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 286 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 1683 (USD).

Average living cost in Turkmenistan for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Turkmenistan for about 5097 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 716 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1735 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 458 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 1581 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Turkmenistan