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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,564.94TL (2,486.57$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ in Tehran (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Istanbul are 10.43% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 4.36% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 33.71% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 0.45% lower than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 11.74% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 72.18% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.36 $      +7.24 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.46 $     26.81 $      +9.61 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 $     5.81 $      +16.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.02 $     3.57 $      -55.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.02 $      -19.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.54 $     2.75 $      +8.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 $     1.04 $      +110.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.27 $     0.34 $      +28.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.97 $      +4.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.47 $     0.54 $      +14.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.37 $     1.80 $      -23.99 %
Eggs (12) 1.93 $     2.24 $      +15.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.70 $     6.91 $      +21.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.24 $     4.99 $      +17.47 %
Apples (1kg) 1.39 $     1.45 $      +4.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.27 $     1.27 $      -0.46 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.02 $     1.18 $      +15.99 %
Potato (1kg) 0.74 $     0.95 $      +27.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $     0.98 $      +39.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 $     0.53 $      +33.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 38.75 $     11.17 $      -71.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.81 $     2.10 $      -76.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.38 $     2.70 $      -57.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.24 $      +41.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.89 $      +346.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.00 $     69.26 $      +394.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.41 $     1.32 $      +221.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.82 $      +71.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     8.94 $      +78.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.32 $     2.23 $      +600.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     24,865.95 $      -28.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 56.15 $     98.23 $      +74.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.18 $      +363.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.90 $     25.61 $      -49.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.98 $     55.52 $      +63.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 $     19.79 $      +69.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.70 $      +123.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.49 $     60.09 $      -9.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.03 $     35.72 $      -39.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 126.74 $     66.23 $      -47.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.52 $     66.82 $      -26.18 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 713.35 $     524.29 $      -26.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.19 $     281.25 $      -35.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,476.34 $     1,008.41 $      -31.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 892.49 $     519.64 $      -41.78 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,313.43 $     2,285.20 $      -31.03 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,751.65 $     982.88 $      -43.89 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 510.39 $     840.44 $      +64.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.43     11.75      -47.61 %
 
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