Historical Prices in Istanbul

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 150.00 800.00 150.00
2022 80.00 400.00 65.00
2021 40.00 200.00 35.00
2020 30.00 140.00 25.00
2019 30.00 120.00 25.00
2018 24.00 90.00 18.95
2017 20.00 80.00 15.00
2016 18.00 75.00 15.00
2015 15.00 60.00 15.00
2014 13.00 60.00 13.75
2013 12.00 60.00 12.00
2012 12.00 60.00 12.00
2011 12.50 55.00 11.00
2010 10.00 45.00 10.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 70.00 90.00 24.86 9.73 55.31
2022 40.00 50.00 12.48 5.07 27.59
2021 22.00 30.00 5.96 2.33 16.29
2020 16.00 22.00 4.65 1.71 13.25
2019 17.00 20.00 4.42 1.69 11.89
2018 15.00 18.00 3.57 1.32 9.39
2017 13.00 15.00 3.14 1.14 8.37
2016 9.00 12.00 2.65 0.99 7.49
2015 8.50 11.00 2.44 0.86 6.81
2014 8.00 10.00 2.47 0.80 6.32
2013 8.00 8.00 2.11 0.72 6.02
2012 6.00 7.00 2.38 0.85 5.56
2011 5.00 6.00 2.45 1.00 5.55
2010 5.00 7.00 4.00 1.08 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 26.08 13.27 47.32 8.58 44.32 61.17
2022 15.29 7.14 27.56 4.84 27.37 37.07
2021 7.17 3.57 16.00 2.41 15.38 21.31
2020 5.39 2.70 11.43 2.39 13.20 18.07
2019 4.59 2.35 11.17 2.20 11.71 16.20
2018 3.76 2.33 9.14 1.84 8.68 11.88
2017 2.99 1.80 7.71 1.67 7.20 9.55
2016 2.66 1.64 6.09 1.57 6.40 8.69
2015 2.55 1.66 5.70 1.30 5.38 7.21
2014 2.34 1.39 5.16 1.25 4.90 6.18
2013 2.10 1.11 4.75 1.17 4.44 6.08
2012 1.99 1.22 4.07 1.11 3.99 5.02
2011 1.82 0.95 3.58 1.11 3.00 4.14
2010 2.02 1.00 5.00 1.00 2.82 3.42
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 24.97 23.82 17.02 18.82 42.38 26.48 37.03 17.47
2022 13.52 13.54 9.63 11.72 24.07 18.81 24.74 7.42
2021 7.30 7.66 3.46 5.06 13.40 6.60 14.92 2.98
2020 6.61 7.31 3.57 4.53 11.85 5.72 14.53 3.30
2019 5.64 5.51 4.39 4.35 8.82 6.13 12.24 4.66
2018 4.73 4.16 3.62 3.03 7.98 5.01 8.90 3.56
2017 3.91 3.48 2.23 2.68 6.30 4.23 6.91 2.06
2016 3.63 3.16 2.02 2.43 5.45 3.28 5.98 2.05
2015 3.66 3.38 2.69 2.57 5.37 3.24 5.62 2.10
2014 3.45 3.05 2.47 2.20 4.30 3.04 - -
2013 3.02 2.56 1.67 2.18 3.79 2.46 - -
2012 2.73 2.59 1.39 1.63 3.67 2.31 - -
2011 3.52 2.90 1.83 1.07 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 186.41 220.00 41.50 118.14 341.55
2022 94.75 110.00 29.00 67.97 150.42
2021 53.62 65.00 19.00 31.94 81.69
2020 43.42 52.00 18.00 23.17 70.44
2019 34.06 50.00 17.00 22.64 63.42
2018 26.71 40.00 13.00 17.49 58.99
2017 22.17 30.00 13.00 14.13 52.58
2016 19.65 30.00 11.00 12.72 46.20
2015 18.64 29.00 10.00 12.32 44.83
2014 16.29 25.00 9.50 11.36 -
2013 14.64 25.00 9.00 11.10 -
2012 14.27 25.00 8.00 10.23 -
2011 13.88 20.00 7.00 12.00 -
2010 25.00 20.00 7.00 10.64 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 16637.88 10620.17 30163.30 18865.60
2022 7658.91 4490.84 14705.14 8434.47
2021 3184.24 1885.93 6043.81 3487.43
2020 2316.98 1326.67 4097.46 2372.63
2019 1923.31 1164.88 3729.42 2092.79
2018 1753.81 1020.83 3170.03 1807.26
2017 1737.28 968.16 3293.31 1843.96
2016 1694.38 912.28 3114.19 1692.34
2015 1403.79 776.92 2639.10 1407.27
2014 1272.58 684.66 2443.80 1233.13
2013 1119.17 644.02 2165.03 1170.24
2012 1026.84 533.23 1841.31 1009.85
2011 1017.34 575.00 1620.00 1100.00
2010 1066.67 750.00 1950.00 1280.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 68073.61 36301.84
2022 35270.88 18014.45
2021 13502.29 7741.52
2020 10159.81 4940.31
2019 8731.87 4441.21
2018 8470.03 3959.52
2017 8823.50 4019.51
2016 7718.90 3448.42
2015 6430.80 2883.89
2014 5741.25 2442.95
2013 4775.00 1975.79
2012 4162.17 1887.55
2011 3070.77 1340.00
2010 3500.00 3000.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 14418.43
2022 6339.16
2021 3861.59
2020 3268.54
2019 2929.53
2018 2469.83
2017 2562.97
2016 2371.17
2015 1993.65
2014 1932.33
2013 1878.57
2012 2055.12
2011 1840.00
2010 2250.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 15.00 29.95
2022 8.00 22.19
2021 4.00 7.66
2020 3.50 6.68
2019 3.00 6.79
2018 2.60 6.14
2017 2.60 5.21
2016 2.35 4.59
2015 2.15 4.59
2014 2.15 5.01
2013 2.00 4.95
2012 2.00 4.55
2011 1.80 4.27
2010 1.57 3.75
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 777.00
2022 600.00
2021 275.00
2020 275.00
2019 205.00
2018 205.00
2017 185.00
2016 180.00
2015 170.00
2014 155.00
2013 150.00
2012 140.00
2011 120.00
2010 110.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 28.45
2022 22.51
2021 18.10
2020 13.68
2019 20.45
2018 17.95
2017 12.87
2016 12.56
2015 12.27
2014 12.39
2013 11.00
2012 12.69
2011 11.00
2010 10.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 1567.37 240.51 211.46
2022 1148.93 152.49 -
2021 553.45 122.14 -
2020 499.25 105.81 -
2019 413.10 94.84 -
2018 345.99 82.16 -
2017 327.33 67.36 -
2016 296.64 57.27 -
2015 292.19 57.26 -
2014 241.35 56.62 -
2013 202.68 58.58 -
2012 226.68 53.65 -
2011 236.27 50.67 -
2010 200.00 - -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 832.43 295.80 120.00
2022 392.64 226.45 55.00
2021 218.62 142.01 32.00
2020 175.96 122.98 26.00
2019 169.09 109.08 25.00
2018 145.13 76.91 20.00
2017 136.61 72.75 20.00
2016 136.29 66.19 19.00
2015 128.38 69.67 16.00
2014 125.19 46.67 15.00
2013 119.79 29.00 15.00
2012 123.43 46.00 15.00
2011 124.00 30.80 14.50
2010 135.00 - 13.75

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 1106.47 819.06 2102.92 1825.02
2022 709.92 498.92 1211.17 915.28
2021 346.43 249.10 601.54 506.57
2020 256.73 184.08 476.26 366.75
2019 237.38 166.35 397.88 339.47
2018 186.74 125.29 309.34 259.06
2017 165.77 108.83 259.37 230.31
2016 142.05 96.66 224.77 216.72
2015 142.04 94.81 198.43 202.42
2014 140.33 86.56 150.24 157.59
2013 129.29 73.89 146.69 144.07
2012 127.88 77.36 133.82 130.62
2011 134.74 79.83 150.93 120.46
2010 180.00 60.00 120.00 80.00
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