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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,655.30TL (2,417.41$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ 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 6.75% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 7.02% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 34.37% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 4.60% lower than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 14.57% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 71.25% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.13 $      +2.59 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.42 $     25.65 $      +5.02 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 4.50 $     5.56 $      +23.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.13 $     3.42 $      -57.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.85 $      -23.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50 $     2.66 $      +6.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.48 $     0.99 $      +106.69 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.26 $     0.33 $      +23.55 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.86 $     0.94 $      +9.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.45 $     0.51 $      +14.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.27 $     1.74 $      -23.52 %
Eggs (12) 1.82 $     2.16 $      +18.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.37 $     6.68 $      +24.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.09 $     4.75 $      +16.22 %
Apples (1kg) 1.30 $     1.39 $      +6.55 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.20 $     1.20 $      -0.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.01 $     1.17 $      +15.90 %
Potato (1kg) 0.73 $     0.91 $      +24.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $     0.94 $      +32.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 $     0.52 $      +32.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 $     10.69 $      -73.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.29 $     2.03 $      -78.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.37 $     2.62 $      -58.84 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.06 $      +35.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.88 $      +338.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.01 $     66.26 $      +372.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.44 $     1.28 $      +191.45 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.79 $      +63.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.46 $     8.55 $      +56.58 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.31 $     2.13 $      +596.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     24,407.97 $      -30.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 54.38 $     94.30 $      +73.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.18 $      +377.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.89 $     24.58 $      -52.63 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.74 $     52.28 $      +59.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.25 $     18.17 $      +61.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.41 $      +113.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.55 $     57.66 $      -6.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.36 $     33.90 $      -38.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 118.38 $     63.26 $      -46.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.41 $     63.74 $      -25.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 685.94 $     511.93 $      -25.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 429.07 $     276.34 $      -35.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,443.50 $     995.33 $      -31.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 894.03 $     506.16 $      -43.38 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,174.47 $     2,265.54 $      -28.63 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,735.13 $     964.58 $      -44.41 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 497.01 $     791.38 $      +59.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.74     11.79      -48.15 %
 
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