Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 187.69% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 326.69% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 870.46% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 296.28% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 251.43% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 255.12% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 TL
(4.09 $)
171.20 TL
(20.00 $)
     +389.14 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 TL
(23.36 $)
855.99 TL
(100.00 $)
     +328.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 TL
(3.50 $)
77.04 TL
(9.00 $)
     +156.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 TL
(2.34 $)
61.63 TL
(7.20 $)
     +208.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 28.00 TL
(3.27 $)
77.04 TL
(9.00 $)
     +175.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.80 TL
(1.73 $)
41.42 TL
(4.84 $)
     +179.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.38 TL
(0.63 $)
18.19 TL
(2.13 $)
     +238.37 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 TL
(0.24 $)
15.54 TL
(1.82 $)
     +645.53 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.25 TL
(2.83 $)
38.75 TL
(4.53 $)
     +59.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 TL
(0.33 $)
30.56 TL
(3.57 $)
     +986.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.97 TL
(0.70 $)
20.85 TL
(2.44 $)
     +249.02 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.93 TL
(1.74 $)
27.06 TL
(3.16 $)
     +81.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.47 TL
(2.74 $)
51.11 TL
(5.97 $)
     +117.77 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.27 TL
(1.55 $)
50.75 TL
(5.93 $)
     +282.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.94 TL
(4.32 $)
67.13 TL
(7.84 $)
     +81.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.46 TL
(0.40 $)
22.55 TL
(2.63 $)
     +552.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.86 TL
(0.80 $)
11.12 TL
(1.30 $)
     +62.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.56 TL
(0.42 $)
23.14 TL
(2.70 $)
     +550.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 TL
(0.33 $)
24.65 TL
(2.88 $)
     +774.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 TL
(0.17 $)
16.75 TL
(1.96 $)
     +1,083.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 TL
(0.14 $)
16.36 TL
(1.91 $)
     +1,285.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.46 TL
(0.52 $)
20.69 TL
(2.42 $)
     +363.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 TL
(0.26 $)
18.63 TL
(2.18 $)
     +737.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 TL
(7.59 $)
128.40 TL
(15.00 $)
     +97.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.27 TL
(1.78 $)
26.72 TL
(3.12 $)
     +74.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.88 TL
(2.32 $)
27.20 TL
(3.18 $)
     +36.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(2.10 $)
128.40 TL
(15.00 $)
     +613.32 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 TL
(0.47 $)
23.54 TL
(2.75 $)
     +488.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 272.00 TL
(31.78 $)
1,112.79 TL
(130.00 $)
     +309.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.65 $)
32.53 TL
(3.80 $)
     +486.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.65 $)
25.68 TL
(3.00 $)
     +362.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.06 TL
(3.75 $)
256.80 TL
(30.00 $)
     +700.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 28.31 TL
(3.31 $)
24.71 TL
(2.89 $)
     -12.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 TL
(40,888.33 $)
196,877.70 TL
(23,000.00 $)
     -43.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 269,765.69 TL
(31,515.05 $)
182,874.77 TL
(21,364.12 $)
     -32.21 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 524.13 TL
(61.23 $)
1,318.45 TL
(154.03 $)
     +151.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 TL
(0.09 $)
0.87 TL
(0.10 $)
     +14.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.53 TL
(13.85 $)
570.84 TL
(66.69 $)
     +381.59 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 215.47 TL
(25.17 $)
942.22 TL
(110.07 $)
     +337.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 148.63 TL
(17.36 $)
328.33 TL
(38.36 $)
     +120.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(3.50 $)
145.52 TL
(17.00 $)
     +385.06 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,447.80 TL
(285.96 $)
22,022.16 TL
(2,572.71 $)
     +799.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 61,730.77 TL
(7,211.62 $)
309,226.39 TL
(36,125.00 $)
     +400.93 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 332.07 TL
(38.79 $)
535.58 TL
(62.57 $)
     +61.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 232.77 TL
(27.19 $)
406.74 TL
(47.52 $)
     +74.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 556.07 TL
(64.96 $)
787.66 TL
(92.02 $)
     +41.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 482.04 TL
(56.31 $)
1,152.16 TL
(134.60 $)
     +139.02 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,761.35 TL
(322.59 $)
26,111.96 TL
(3,050.50 $)
     +845.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,598.83 TL
(186.78 $)
17,420.46 TL
(2,035.12 $)
     +989.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,677.00 TL
(663.21 $)
54,164.22 TL
(6,327.67 $)
     +854.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,093.33 TL
(361.37 $)
29,729.54 TL
(3,473.12 $)
     +861.08 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 963.03 TL
(112.51 $)
12,070.09 TL
(1,410.07 $)
     +1,153.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.65 TL
(79.52 $)
6,116.26 TL
(714.52 $)
     +798.59 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,676.25 TL
(429.47 $)
55,705.07 TL
(6,507.68 $)
     +1,415.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.28 3.55      -79.48 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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