# Cost of Living Estimator in Istanbul, Turkey

Currency: Sticky Currency

Eating lunch or dinner in restaurants: of the time

When eating in restaurants, you are choosing inexpensive restaurants: of the time

Drinking Coffee outside of your home:

Going out (cinema, nightlife, etc.):

Smoking (household overall): packs of cigarettes per day

Alcoholic beverages (consume):

At home, we are eating: food

Driving car:

Taking Taxi:

Paying for public transport tickets:

Sport Memberships:

Vacation and Travel:

Rent:

Number of your children going to kindergarten:

Number of your children going to the private school:

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Restaurants 618.15 \$
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.28 \$ x 10.85 = 111.59 \$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.49 \$ x 4.65 = 34.84 \$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 44.08 \$ x 7.75 = 341.60 \$
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.26 \$ x 1.9375 = 8.26 \$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.29 \$ x 1.9375 = 10.25 \$
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 \$ x 5.8125 = 8.14 \$
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 \$ x 5.8125 = 3.13 \$
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 \$ x 31.00 = 100.34 \$
Going out 59.41 \$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.88 \$ x 4.20 = 24.68 \$
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.26 \$ x 1.05 = 4.47 \$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.29 \$ x 1.05 = 5.55 \$
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 \$ x 1.05 = 1.47 \$
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 \$ x 1.05 = 0.57 \$
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 \$ x 7.00 = 22.66 \$
Cigarettes 0.00 \$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.06 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Food at Home 386.17 \$
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.09 \$ x 3.4122217 = 13.97 \$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.73 \$ x 14.2381708 = 10.34 \$
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 \$ x 11.3905367 = 9.62 \$
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.90 \$ x 10.3333333 = 19.62 \$
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.26 \$ x 11.3905367 = 48.51 \$
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.67 \$ x 17.085805 = 45.70 \$
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.50 \$ x 17.085805 = 145.24 \$
Apples (1 lb) 0.56 \$ x 34.17161 = 18.97 \$
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 \$ x 28.4763417 = 26.85 \$
Oranges (1 lb) 0.46 \$ x 34.17161 = 15.76 \$
Tomato (1 lb) 0.54 \$ x 22.7810733 = 12.20 \$
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 \$ x 22.7810733 = 6.79 \$
Onion (1 lb) 0.25 \$ x 11.3905367 = 2.89 \$
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 \$ x 10.3333333 = 9.71 \$
Drinks at Home 27.13 \$
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 \$ x 5.1190476 = 10.53 \$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 \$ x 1.0238095 = 2.71 \$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.28 \$ x 0.7678571 = 7.90 \$
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 \$ x 15.00 = 5.99 \$
Car and Gasoline 0.00 \$
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.77 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,076.81 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Public Transport and Taxi 81.63 \$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.74 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.85 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.41 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.59 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.82 \$ x 2.00 = 81.63 \$
Leisure and Sport Memberships 119.95 \$
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.36 \$ x 2.00 = 92.73 \$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.61 \$ x 2.00 = 27.22 \$
Vacation and Travel (Monthly Approximate Amount) 0.00 \$
Utilities 74.18 \$
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 56.13 \$ x 0.7380952 = 41.43 \$
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 9.91 \$ x 2.00 = 19.83 \$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12.93 \$ x 1.00 = 12.93 \$
Clothing and Shoes 51.77 \$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.13 \$ x 0.20 = 10.03 \$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.01 \$ x 0.20 = 7.20 \$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.78 \$ x 0.20 = 18.16 \$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.92 \$ x 0.20 = 16.38 \$
Rent 0.00 \$
Childcare and School Fees 0.00 \$
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 633.64 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,149.61 \$ x 0.00 = 0.00 \$
Other Goods and Services 128.59 \$
Household Supplies, approximation using (Groceries index + 20) / 100.0 x 20EUR x 2 family members 30.69 \$
Electronics, approximation using 30.0EUR * (household members + 1) formula 77.87 \$
Other, approximation using Cost of Living Plus Rent Index 20.03 \$
The overall estimate of monthly spending* 1,546.96 \$

* Our estimator doesn't include insurance, health-related expenses, parking fees, or domestic help. It doesn't take into calculations income tax.