Living Costs In Georgia

Living Costs In Georgia
cost of living in Georgia

First of all,Georgia as an independent republic has quite a lot to offer it’s visitors. for instance, it has very reasonable prices. as well as rental fees. Then, very delicious cuisine, tourists destinations and many other things that come in below. Further, Your Living Costs In Georgia depends in part on the city you choose to live. but they are nearly equal and ranges from standard prices. Briefly, in this article I am going to introduce you how you could be able to live in Georgia and then to conclude you is it worth or not.

Housing costs in Georgia | Living Costs In Georgia

Hereby, we should take into account two branch of housing in Georgia. the first to rent a flat and the second to buy apartment.in order it to be clear I will represent you prices on the example of three main cities of Georgia:

rent per month:

  1. Firstly, Apartment (1 bedroom)in city center — 1,060 Gel                     
  2. Secondly, Apartment (1 bedroom) suburbs — 659 Gel                                             
  3. Next,Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city center –2,116 Gel                           
  4.  After that, Apartments(3 bedrooms) suburbs — 1,269 Gel

purchase apartment:

price per Square meter to purchase in city center — 3,419 Gel

price per Square meters to purchase apartments suburbs –1,915 Gel

Utilities:                                                                                             

  1. First, monthly– basic (Electricity, Heating, cooling, water , garbage)— 187.00 Gel     
  2. Second, internet — 47.00 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia

Living Costs In Georgia, In Batumi, Adjaria

rent per month:

  1. First, Apartment (1 bedroom)in city center — 734 Gel                                     
  2. Second, Apartment (1 bedroom) suburbs — 555 Gel                                             
  3. Next, Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city center –1,306 Gel                             
  4. Last, Apartments(3 bedrooms) suburbs — 1,260 Gel

purchase apartment:

price per Square meter to purchase in city center — 2,310 Gel

price per Square meters to purchase apartments suburbs –1,260 Gel

Utilities:                                                                                                           

  1. First, monthly– basic (Electricity, Heating, cooling, water , garbage)— 151.50 Gel     
  2. Second, internet — 54.00 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia
Living Costs In Georgia

In Kutaisi, Imereti | Living Costs In Georgia

rent per month:

  1. First, Apartment (1 bedroom)in city center — 534 Gel                                     
  2. Second, Apartment (1 bedroom) suburbs — 434 Gel                                             
  3. Then, Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city center –917 Gel                             
  4. Last, Apartments(3 bedrooms) suburbs — 600 Gel

purchase apartment:

price per Square meter to purchase in city center — 1,767 Gel

price per Square meters to purchase apartments suburbs –1,150 Gel

Utilities:                                                                                                           

  1. First, monthly– basic (Electricity, Heating, cooling, water , garbage)— 187.50 Gel     
  2. Second, internet — 47.00 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia

Initially, Living Costs In Georgia and Restaurants in Georgia are firstly linked together. 🙂 especially, Georgian dishes are well-known worldwide many tourists visiting in Georgia are fascinated by seeing absolutely unique meals over the world. Moreover,Georgian restaurants Menu includes variety of dishes and I will represent you part of them so that you won’t get hungry after seeing these photos 🙂 

cost of living in Georgia

Restaurant prices in Georgia

  • First, price of Adjarian Khachapuri begins at 4 up to 15 Gel( depends on size)
  • Second, pizza prices ranges from 7 to 25 Gel( also according it’s size)
  • Third, Khinkali traditionally costs from 0.50 to 0.80 Gel
  • Then, prices for Caesar salad ranges from 8 to 18 Gel
  • Next, sandwiches can cost from 5 to 10 Gel
  • After that, Georgian bread “lavashi” 0.70-1 Gel
  • Finally, Mtsvadi(alike barbecue)  starts at 7 to 15 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia

Market prices in Georgia

  • milk (1 liter)                       3.39 Gel
  • loaf of fresh white bread     1.02 Gel
  • rice (1 kg)                          3.42 Gel
  • Eggs (12 dozen)                 4.06 Gel
  • local cheese (1 kg)             13.35 Gel
  • chicken fillets (1 kg)            11.52 Gel
  • Beef round (1 kg)                19.52 Gel
  • Apples (1 kg)                      2.79 Gel
  • Banana (1 kg)                     3.71 Gel
  • oranges (1 kg)                    3.21 Gel 
  • tomato (1 kg)                      3.01 Gel
  • potato (1 kg)                       1.40 Gel
  • onion (1 kg)                        1.44 Gel
  • lettuce (1 head)                   1.83 Gel
  • water   (1.5 liter)                  1.25 Gel
  • Bottle of wine                      15.00 Gel
  • domestic beer                      2.65 Gel
  • imported beer                      3.90 Gel
  • cigarettes                             6.00 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia

salaries and financing

Average monthly Net salary (after tax)        838.00 Gel                                      mortgage interest Rate in percentage ,yearly , for 20 years fixed-rate -12.34

transportation in Georgia

  • First, one-way ticket (local transport) — 0.50 Gel, half of fare for students
  • Second, Monthly pass   — 30.00 Gel
  • Next, taxi start —-3.00 Gel
  • After that, taxi 1 km —-1.00 Gel
  • Then, taxi 1 hour waiting —7.00 Gel
  •  Finally, gasoline — 1 liter— 2. 56 Gel
Living Costs In Georgia

As we already mentioned Living Costs In Georgia especially associates with cuisine. So, in This video, we are visiting Georgian and cooking some traditional dishes.

Summary about cost of living in Batumi and Tbilisi:.

 

Indices Difference 
1) Consumer Prices in Batumi, Ajara are 11.39% higher than in Tbilisi
2) Consumer Prices Including Rent in Batumi, Ajara are 2.13% higher than in Tbilisi
3) Rent Prices in Batumi, Ajara are 24.43% lower than in Tbilisi
4) Restaurant Prices in Batumi, Ajara are 8.19% lower than in Tbilisi
5) Groceries Prices in Batumi, Ajara are 23.47% higher than in Tbilisi
6) Local Purchasing Power in Batumi, Ajara is 30.13% lower than in Tbilisi

To conclude, If you are going to be an expat in Georgia, this blog also will help you. Besides, you can see Georgian Code regarding expatriates here