Cost of Living Comparison Between Tel Aviv-Yafo and Jerusalem 

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Consumer Prices in Jerusalem are 7.36% lower than in Tel Aviv-Yafo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Jerusalem are 12.39% lower than in Tel Aviv-Yafo
Rent Prices in Jerusalem are 23.16% lower than in Tel Aviv-Yafo
Restaurant Prices in Jerusalem are 5.40% lower than in Tel Aviv-Yafo
Groceries Prices in Jerusalem are 11.80% lower than in Tel Aviv-Yafo
Local Purchasing Power in Jerusalem is 1.71% higher than in Tel Aviv-Yafo
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Restaurants
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 65.00 ₪ 60.00 ₪      -7.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 ₪ 300.00 ₪      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 ₪ 49.70 ₪      -0.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 ₪ 28.00 ₪      -6.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 ₪ 28.00 ₪      -6.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 13.83 ₪ 12.13 ₪      -12.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.58 ₪ 7.47 ₪      -22.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.79 ₪ 6.21 ₪      -20.21 %
Markets
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.15 ₪ 21.11 ₪      -8.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.03 ₪ 6.17 ₪      -12.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.74 ₪ 4.13 ₪      -12.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.21 ₪ 12.68 ₪      -4.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.38 ₪ 23.39 ₪      +0.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 16.99 ₪ 14.97 ₪      -11.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.05 ₪ 28.45 ₪      -18.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.51 ₪ 4.53 ₪      -17.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.21 ₪ 3.30 ₪      -21.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.27 ₪ 2.46 ₪      -24.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.19 ₪ 2.40 ₪      -24.60 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.39 ₪ 1.60 ₪      -32.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.92 ₪ 1.83 ₪      -4.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.99 ₪ 5.86 ₪      -2.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 5.53 ₪ 5.73 ₪      +3.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 47.50 ₪ 45.00 ₪      -5.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.77 ₪ 9.78 ₪      +0.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.69 ₪ 11.48 ₪      -1.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 ₪ 35.00 ₪      0.00 %
Transportation
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 ₪ 5.90 ₪      -1.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 220.00 ₪ 213.00 ₪      -3.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.20 ₪ 12.00 ₪      -1.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.64 ₪ 5.87 ₪      -23.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.70 ₪ 90.35 ₪      -0.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 22.03 ₪ 24.00 ₪      +8.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,000.00 ₪ 130,000.00 ₪      -3.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 137,242.86 ₪ 134,128.57 ₪      -2.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 861.61 ₪ 672.69 ₪      -21.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 ₪ 0.51 ₪      +260.90 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 99.44 ₪ 97.50 ₪      -1.95 %
Sports And Leisure
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 271.39 ₪ 304.62 ₪      +12.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 67.50 ₪ 61.67 ₪      -8.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 42.00 ₪ 40.00 ₪      -4.76 %
Childcare
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,551.56 ₪ 2,637.50 ₪      -25.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 50,192.31 ₪ 15,500.00 ₪      -69.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 319.41 ₪ 293.33 ₪      -8.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 223.63 ₪ 221.80 ₪      -0.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 454.85 ₪ 349.91 ₪      -23.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 481.00 ₪ 418.75 ₪      -12.94 %
Rent Per Month
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,042.55 ₪ 3,922.01 ₪      -22.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,874.29 ₪ 3,053.85 ₪      -21.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,677.27 ₪ 6,723.08 ₪      -22.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,531.43 ₪ 4,923.08 ₪      -24.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,286.94 ₪ 2,959.42 ₪      -30.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,926.61 ₪ 1,877.95 ₪      -35.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Tel Aviv-Yafo Edit Jerusalem Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,142.52 ₪ 8,146.67 ₪      -10.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.67 3.56      -3.00 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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