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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,667.47TL (2,562.96$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ 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 13.25% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 1.42% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 30.65% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 0.70% higher than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 8.79% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 70.09% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.43 $      +8.53 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.42 $     27.13 $      +11.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 4.75 $     5.88 $      +23.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.02 $     3.62 $      -54.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.50 $     4.07 $      -26.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.51 $     2.80 $      +11.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.48 $     1.04 $      +115.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.26 $     0.35 $      +31.17 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.87 $     0.99 $      +14.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.46 $     0.55 $      +18.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.29 $     1.84 $      -19.79 %
Eggs (12) 1.84 $     2.28 $      +23.76 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.46 $     7.07 $      +29.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.10 $     5.03 $      +22.43 %
Apples (1kg) 1.32 $     1.48 $      +11.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.21 $     1.29 $      +6.30 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.00 $     1.23 $      +22.65 %
Potato (1kg) 0.73 $     0.97 $      +33.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $     0.99 $      +40.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 $     0.54 $      +38.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 $     11.31 $      -71.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.00 $     2.14 $      -76.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.33 $     2.77 $      -56.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.30 $      +43.20 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.90 $      +352.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.00 $     70.09 $      +400.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.41 $     1.33 $      +225.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.84 $      +72.77 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     9.04 $      +80.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.30 $     2.26 $      +640.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     25,776.69 $      -26.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 55.92 $     98.79 $      +76.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.19 $      +386.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.27 $     25.88 $      -49.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.32 $     55.33 $      +66.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.25 $     19.14 $      +70.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.78 $      +126.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.41 $     61.00 $      -3.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.05 $     35.54 $      -37.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 122.75 $     66.75 $      -45.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 87.26 $     67.63 $      -22.49 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 690.54 $     538.65 $      -22.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 431.27 $     289.60 $      -32.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,443.11 $     1,041.25 $      -27.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 899.43 $     532.88 $      -40.75 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,170.53 $     2,375.05 $      -25.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,719.10 $     1,007.80 $      -41.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 499.82 $     838.03 $      +67.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.64     11.72      -48.20 %
 
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