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Cost of Living Comparison Between Tehran and Istanbul Reverse

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You would need around 6,250.92TL (2,361.96$) in Istanbul to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00$ in Tehran (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Istanbul are 6.67% higher than in Tehran
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 9.16% lower than in Tehran
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 37.87% lower than in Tehran
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 8.13% lower than in Tehran
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 8.58% lower than in Tehran
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 54.86% higher than in Tehran

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  Tehran  Istanbul      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.00 $
(13.23 TL)
    5.67 $
(15.00 TL)
     +13.36 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 $
(66.16 TL)
    22.67 $
(60.00 TL)
     -9.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.85 $
(12.82 TL)
    5.67 $
(15.00 TL)
     +16.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 8.00 $
(21.17 TL)
    3.21 $
(8.50 TL)
     -59.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $
(15.88 TL)
    3.78 $
(10.00 TL)
     -37.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50 $
(6.62 TL)
    2.45 $
(6.49 TL)
     -1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.46 $
(1.22 TL)
    0.95 $
(2.52 TL)
     +105.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.25 $
(0.66 TL)
    0.30 $
(0.79 TL)
     +20.79 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.14 $
(8.30 TL)
    3.51 $
(9.28 TL)
     +11.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.43 $
(1.13 TL)
    0.53 $
(1.41 TL)
     +24.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.03 $
(2.72 TL)
    0.85 $
(2.24 TL)
     -17.54 %
Eggs (12) 1.64 $
(4.35 TL)
    1.95 $
(5.16 TL)
     +18.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.05 $
(5.44 TL)
    2.98 $
(7.88 TL)
     +44.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.87 $
(4.94 TL)
    2.06 $
(5.44 TL)
     +10.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.62 $
(1.64 TL)
    0.62 $
(1.64 TL)
     +0.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 $
(1.60 TL)
    0.54 $
(1.44 TL)
     -10.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.39 $
(1.02 TL)
    0.56 $
(1.48 TL)
     +45.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.32 $
(0.86 TL)
    0.46 $
(1.23 TL)
     +43.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.59 $
(1.57 TL)
    0.98 $
(2.59 TL)
     +64.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 $
(1.07 TL)
    0.46 $
(1.23 TL)
     +15.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 $
(79.40 TL)
    9.45 $
(25.00 TL)
     -68.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.19 $
(21.69 TL)
    1.90 $
(5.02 TL)
     -76.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.33 $
(16.75 TL)
    2.50 $
(6.61 TL)
     -60.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.50 $
(6.62 TL)
    3.78 $
(10.00 TL)
     +51.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 $
(0.53 TL)
    0.81 $
(2.15 TL)
     +306.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 $
(39.70 TL)
    64.24 $
(170.00 TL)
     +328.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.46 $
(1.22 TL)
    1.21 $
(3.20 TL)
     +162.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 $
(2.34 TL)
    1.22 $
(3.22 TL)
     +37.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.88 $
(12.91 TL)
    7.94 $
(21.00 TL)
     +62.60 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.18 $
(3.12 TL)
    6.85 $
(18.14 TL)
     +481.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 40,000.00 $
(105,860.00 TL)
    23,502.74 $
(62,200.00 TL)
     -41.24 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 58.55 $
(154.95 TL)
    111.63 $
(295.44 TL)
     +90.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.03 $
(0.07 TL)
    0.16 $
(0.41 TL)
     +509.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.56 $
(147.04 TL)
    21.34 $
(56.49 TL)
     -61.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.01 $
(82.07 TL)
    45.97 $
(121.67 TL)
     +48.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.11 $
(29.41 TL)
    18.64 $
(49.33 TL)
     +67.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00 $
(7.94 TL)
    5.67 $
(15.00 TL)
     +88.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.91 $
(134.73 TL)
    52.45 $
(138.80 TL)
     +3.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.57 $
(110.01 TL)
    31.43 $
(83.17 TL)
     -24.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.39 $
(281.57 TL)
    66.63 $
(176.33 TL)
     -37.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.97 $
(201.06 TL)
    68.14 $
(180.34 TL)
     -10.31 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 648.04 $
(1,715.03 TL)
    502.34 $
(1,329.43 TL)
     -22.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 415.46 $
(1,099.53 TL)
    265.63 $
(702.98 TL)
     -36.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.05 $
(4,372.15 TL)
    993.33 $
(2,628.84 TL)
     -39.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 912.54 $
(2,415.02 TL)
    493.14 $
(1,305.11 TL)
     -45.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 269.50 $
(713.22 TL)
    211.42 $
(559.52 TL)
     -21.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 144.79 $
(383.18 TL)
    93.32 $
(246.97 TL)
     -35.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 547.70 $
(1,449.49 TL)
    770.51 $
(2,039.15 TL)
     +40.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 22.89     12.37      -45.96 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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