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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,671.41TL (2,413.26$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,500.00$ 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 11.03% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 3.47% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 31.95% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 2.23% lower than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 11.82% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 69.94% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.53 $      +10.63 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23.84 $     25.53 $      +7.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.40 $     5.53 $      +25.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.04 $     3.40 $      -57.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.83 $      -36.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 $     2.64 $      +7.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.47 $     0.97 $      +104.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.25 $     0.32 $      +27.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.84 $     0.95 $      +13.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.47 $     0.54 $      +15.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.23 $     1.73 $      -22.72 %
Eggs (12) 1.72 $     2.13 $      +24.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.11 $     6.62 $      +29.58 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 3.98 $     4.78 $      +20.15 %
Apples (1kg) 1.28 $     1.39 $      +8.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.19 $     1.18 $      -0.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.00 $     1.17 $      +16.67 %
Potato (1kg) 0.73 $     0.92 $      +25.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.69 $     0.92 $      +33.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 $     0.51 $      +33.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 36.25 $     10.64 $      -70.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.88 $     2.05 $      -76.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.48 $     2.62 $      -59.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.04 $      +34.75 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.91 $      +357.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.15 $     65.95 $      +366.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.47 $     1.28 $      +171.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.85 $      +75.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     8.72 $      +74.46 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.30 $     2.12 $      +614.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     24,679.80 $      -29.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 53.50 $     96.01 $      +79.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.18 $      +402.82 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.72 $     24.71 $      -51.28 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.16 $     52.55 $      +68.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.77 $     19.27 $      +79.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.38 $      +112.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.06 $     57.15 $      -3.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.78 $     34.39 $      -37.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 113.35 $     63.58 $      -43.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 80.43 $     64.91 $      -19.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 665.49 $     511.43 $      -23.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 406.53 $     273.36 $      -32.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,414.94 $     994.59 $      -29.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 861.03 $     499.06 $      -42.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,938.44 $     2,255.97 $      -23.23 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,633.12 $     970.80 $      -40.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 491.95 $     807.02 $      +64.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.72     11.90      -47.63 %
 
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