Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 178.18% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 353.26% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 1,015.10% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 261.99% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 257.02% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 300.45% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 TL
(4.50 $)
177.65 TL
(20.00 $)
     +344.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 TL
(22.52 $)
732.81 TL
(82.50 $)
     +266.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 33.00 TL
(3.72 $)
88.83 TL
(10.00 $)
     +169.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 22.00 TL
(2.48 $)
66.62 TL
(7.50 $)
     +202.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 TL
(3.38 $)
75.46 TL
(8.50 $)
     +151.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.68 TL
(1.77 $)
42.69 TL
(4.81 $)
     +172.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.96 TL
(0.67 $)
22.37 TL
(2.52 $)
     +275.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 TL
(0.25 $)
18.85 TL
(2.12 $)
     +736.24 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 25.27 TL
(2.84 $)
42.28 TL
(4.76 $)
     +67.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.96 TL
(0.33 $)
32.07 TL
(3.61 $)
     +983.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.91 TL
(0.67 $)
21.63 TL
(2.44 $)
     +266.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 15.07 TL
(1.70 $)
35.14 TL
(3.96 $)
     +133.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.89 TL
(2.69 $)
60.23 TL
(6.78 $)
     +152.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.60 TL
(1.53 $)
56.59 TL
(6.37 $)
     +316.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.94 TL
(4.16 $)
66.75 TL
(7.51 $)
     +80.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.49 TL
(0.39 $)
26.92 TL
(3.03 $)
     +670.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.94 TL
(0.78 $)
9.31 TL
(1.05 $)
     +34.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.57 TL
(0.40 $)
20.70 TL
(2.33 $)
     +479.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.87 TL
(0.32 $)
29.11 TL
(3.28 $)
     +913.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 TL
(0.16 $)
17.44 TL
(1.96 $)
     +1,113.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.28 TL
(0.14 $)
14.43 TL
(1.62 $)
     +1,028.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.59 TL
(0.52 $)
18.06 TL
(2.03 $)
     +293.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.38 TL
(0.27 $)
17.94 TL
(2.02 $)
     +653.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 TL
(6.75 $)
133.24 TL
(15.00 $)
     +122.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.35 TL
(1.73 $)
26.43 TL
(2.98 $)
     +72.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.06 TL
(2.37 $)
29.40 TL
(3.31 $)
     +39.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(2.03 $)
97.71 TL
(11.00 $)
     +442.82 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 TL
(0.45 $)
26.65 TL
(3.00 $)
     +566.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 275.00 TL
(30.96 $)
719.48 TL
(81.00 $)
     +161.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.60 TL
(0.63 $)
31.09 TL
(3.50 $)
     +455.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.63 $)
26.73 TL
(3.01 $)
     +381.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.06 TL
(3.61 $)
293.12 TL
(33.00 $)
     +814.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 28.60 TL
(3.22 $)
36.62 TL
(4.12 $)
     +28.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 355,300.00 TL
(40,000.00 $)
222,062.50 TL
(25,000.00 $)
     -37.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 271,987.47 TL
(30,620.60 $)
186,946.56 TL
(21,046.62 $)
     -31.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 527.13 TL
(59.34 $)
1,677.20 TL
(188.82 $)
     +218.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.78 TL
(0.09 $)
1.26 TL
(0.14 $)
     +61.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 119.09 TL
(13.41 $)
565.00 TL
(63.61 $)
     +374.42 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 225.10 TL
(25.34 $)
753.79 TL
(84.86 $)
     +234.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 152.68 TL
(17.19 $)
156.08 TL
(17.57 $)
     +2.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(3.38 $)
133.24 TL
(15.00 $)
     +344.13 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,557.17 TL
(287.89 $)
21,249.67 TL
(2,392.31 $)
     +730.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 62,337.84 TL
(7,018.05 $)
301,578.64 TL
(33,952.00 $)
     +383.78 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 342.96 TL
(38.61 $)
513.82 TL
(57.85 $)
     +49.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 242.22 TL
(27.27 $)
374.33 TL
(42.14 $)
     +54.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 589.94 TL
(66.42 $)
777.98 TL
(87.59 $)
     +31.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 483.81 TL
(54.47 $)
1,240.07 TL
(139.61 $)
     +156.31 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,009.35 TL
(338.79 $)
25,488.61 TL
(2,869.53 $)
     +746.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,738.33 TL
(195.70 $)
22,151.31 TL
(2,493.81 $)
     +1,174.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,842.77 TL
(657.78 $)
66,712.90 TL
(7,510.60 $)
     +1,041.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,301.60 TL
(371.70 $)
40,557.50 TL
(4,566.00 $)
     +1,128.42 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,092.94 TL
(123.04 $)
11,665.13 TL
(1,313.27 $)
     +967.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 694.94 TL
(78.24 $)
8,351.61 TL
(940.23 $)
     +1,101.77 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,776.27 TL
(425.14 $)
68,542.26 TL
(7,716.55 $)
     +1,715.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.30 3.42      -80.25 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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