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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 5,549.59TL (2,476.61$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ 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 9.97% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 4.75% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 33.95% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 0.85% lower than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 12.12% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 72.65% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $     5.36 $      +7.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.46 $     26.78 $      +9.47 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 $     5.80 $      +16.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.02 $     3.57 $      -55.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.02 $      -19.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.54 $     2.75 $      +8.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 $     1.04 $      +109.73 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.27 $     0.34 $      +28.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.97 $      +4.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.47 $     0.53 $      +13.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.37 $     1.80 $      -24.09 %
Eggs (12) 1.93 $     2.23 $      +15.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 5.70 $     6.91 $      +21.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 4.24 $     4.98 $      +17.32 %
Apples (1kg) 1.39 $     1.45 $      +4.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.27 $     1.27 $      -0.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.02 $     1.18 $      +15.85 %
Potato (1kg) 0.74 $     0.95 $      +27.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 $     0.98 $      +39.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 $     0.53 $      +33.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 38.75 $     11.16 $      -71.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.81 $     2.10 $      -76.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.38 $     2.70 $      -57.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.00 $     4.24 $      +41.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $     0.89 $      +346.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.00 $     69.17 $      +393.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.41 $     1.32 $      +221.10 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.48 $     0.82 $      +71.07 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $     8.93 $      +78.51 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.32 $     2.23 $      +599.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $     24,834.88 $      -29.04 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 56.15 $     98.13 $      +74.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 $     0.18 $      +363.23 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.90 $     25.58 $      -49.75 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.98 $     55.45 $      +63.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.70 $     19.76 $      +68.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $     6.69 $      +123.13 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.49 $     60.02 $      -9.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.03 $     35.67 $      -39.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 126.74 $     66.15 $      -47.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.52 $     66.74 $      -26.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 713.35 $     523.83 $      -26.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.19 $     281.00 $      -35.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,476.34 $     1,007.73 $      -31.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 892.49 $     519.17 $      -41.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,313.43 $     2,282.64 $      -31.11 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,751.65 $     981.78 $      -43.95 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 510.39 $     839.39 $      +64.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.43     11.75      -47.61 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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