Cost of Living Comparison Between Vienna and Istanbul 

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Consumer Prices in Istanbul are 37.6% lower than in Vienna (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 36.7% lower than in Vienna
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 34.3% lower than in Vienna
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 49.0% lower than in Vienna
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 42.6% lower than in Vienna
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 72.5% lower than in Vienna
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Restaurants
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(264.37 TL)
5.90 €
(120.00 TL)
     -54.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(1,220.16 TL)
29.50 €
(600.00 TL)
     -50.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(183.02 TL)
5.41 €
(110.00 TL)
     -39.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.25 €
(86.43 TL)
2.95 €
(60.00 TL)
     -30.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(81.34 TL)
3.44 €
(70.00 TL)
     -13.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.56 €
(72.42 TL)
2.18 €
(44.40 TL)
     -38.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 €
(53.03 TL)
1.03 €
(20.93 TL)
     -60.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 €
(42.38 TL)
0.41 €
(8.24 TL)
     -80.6 %
Markets
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.87 €
(99.08 TL)
4.32 €
(87.75 TL)
     -11.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 €
(32.93 TL)
0.50 €
(10.13 TL)
     -69.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 €
(17.04 TL)
0.83 €
(16.97 TL)
     -0.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.56 €
(72.35 TL)
1.98 €
(40.22 TL)
     -44.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.87 €
(99.07 TL)
3.31 €
(67.33 TL)
     -32.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.69 €
(95.28 TL)
1.97 €
(40.16 TL)
     -57.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.64 €
(135.01 TL)
4.64 €
(94.26 TL)
     -30.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 €
(20.79 TL)
0.41 €
(8.43 TL)
     -59.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 €
(15.17 TL)
0.61 €
(12.44 TL)
     -18.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 €
(21.29 TL)
0.40 €
(8.05 TL)
     -62.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(27.06 TL)
0.49 €
(9.90 TL)
     -63.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 €
(14.18 TL)
0.28 €
(5.62 TL)
     -60.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 €
(12.45 TL)
0.27 €
(5.57 TL)
     -55.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 €
(29.47 TL)
0.68 €
(13.76 TL)
     -53.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.59 €
(11.97 TL)
0.34 €
(6.90 TL)
     -42.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(122.02 TL)
9.83 €
(200.00 TL)
     +63.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 €
(19.89 TL)
1.88 €
(38.29 TL)
     +92.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 €
(28.51 TL)
2.41 €
(48.93 TL)
     +71.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 €
(122.02 TL)
1.77 €
(36.00 TL)
     -70.5 %
Transportation
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 €
(48.81 TL)
0.49 €
(10.00 TL)
     -79.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 39.00 €
(793.10 TL)
38.21 €
(777.00 TL)
     -2.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(81.34 TL)
0.64 €
(12.95 TL)
     -84.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 €
(50.73 TL)
0.67 €
(13.68 TL)
     -73.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 €
(508.40 TL)
4.43 €
(90.00 TL)
     -82.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.83 €
(138.82 TL)
4.05 €
(82.46 TL)
     -40.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,460.00 €
(477,081.26 TL)
41,797.91 €
(850,000.00 TL)
     +78.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,579.41 €
(398,165.83 TL)
35,696.21 €
(725,916.07 TL)
     +82.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.90 €
(3,922.83 TL)
71.24 €
(1,448.78 TL)
     -63.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 €
(0.95 TL)
0.07 €
(1.50 TL)
     +57.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.64 €
(602.76 TL)
9.93 €
(202.00 TL)
     -66.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.75 €
(584.75 TL)
28.15 €
(572.42 TL)
     -2.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.38 €
(394.13 TL)
11.88 €
(241.55 TL)
     -38.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(223.70 TL)
3.93 €
(80.00 TL)
     -64.2 %
Childcare
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 256.52 €
(5,216.61 TL)
270.33 €
(5,497.40 TL)
     +5.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,100.00 €
(225,728.99 TL)
6,487.05 €
(131,920.39 TL)
     -41.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.63 €
(1,720.97 TL)
46.03 €
(936.12 TL)
     -45.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.03 €
(590.39 TL)
32.99 €
(670.83 TL)
     +13.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.58 €
(1,679.32 TL)
84.89 €
(1,726.23 TL)
     +2.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.59 €
(2,167.68 TL)
72.89 €
(1,482.20 TL)
     -31.6 %
Rent Per Month
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 873.00 €
(17,753.28 TL)
665.83 €
(13,540.32 TL)
     -23.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.58 €
(13,331.87 TL)
378.36 €
(7,694.36 TL)
     -42.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,596.03 €
(32,456.77 TL)
1,098.81 €
(22,345.37 TL)
     -31.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,108.68 €
(22,545.97 TL)
636.90 €
(12,952.05 TL)
     -42.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 734.16 €
(14,929.87 TL)
225.72 €
(4,590.30 TL)
     -69.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 444.21 €
(9,033.42 TL)
112.02 €
(2,277.97 TL)
     -74.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Vienna Edit Istanbul Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,906.45 €
(59,105.46 TL)
506.76 €
(10,305.36 TL)
     -82.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.03 23.92      +1,080.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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