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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,560.62TL (2,526.52$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ 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 12.10% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 2.83% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 32.47% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 0.83% higher than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 10.44% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 72.31% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.45 $      +9.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.73 $     27.26 $      +10.24 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 $     5.91 $      +18.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.02 $     3.63 $      -54.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.09 $      -18.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.56 $     2.80 $      +9.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.49 $     1.06 $      +114.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.27 $     0.35 $      +30.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.99 $      +6.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.47 $     0.55 $      +16.61 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.37 $     1.82 $      -23.17 %
Eggs (12) 1.93 $     2.27 $      +17.37 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.70 $     7.01 $      +23.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.24 $     5.07 $      +19.41 %
Apples (1kg) 1.39 $     1.47 $      +5.63 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.27 $     1.28 $      +0.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.02 $     1.21 $      +18.51 %
Potato (1kg) 0.74 $     0.96 $      +28.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $     0.99 $      +41.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 $     0.54 $      +35.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 38.75 $     11.36 $      -70.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.81 $     2.13 $      -75.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.38 $     2.74 $      -57.03 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.32 $      +43.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.91 $      +354.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.00 $     70.43 $      +402.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.41 $     1.34 $      +226.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.83 $      +73.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     9.09 $      +81.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.32 $     2.26 $      +612.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     25,580.44 $      -26.91 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 56.15 $     99.86 $      +77.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.19 $      +371.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.90 $     26.04 $      -48.84 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.98 $     56.25 $      +65.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 $     19.54 $      +66.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.82 $      +127.18 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.49 $     61.11 $      -8.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.03 $     36.32 $      -38.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 126.74 $     67.35 $      -46.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.52 $     67.95 $      -24.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 713.35 $     532.88 $      -25.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.19 $     285.39 $      -34.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,476.34 $     1,028.76 $      -30.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 892.49 $     530.12 $      -40.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,313.43 $     2,346.99 $      -29.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,751.65 $     1,009.27 $      -42.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 510.39 $     854.61 $      +67.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.43     11.75      -47.61 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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