Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and San Francisco, CA 

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Cost of Living in San Francisco, CA is 152.4% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in San Francisco, CA is 204.4% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 331.6% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 131.5% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 163.5% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 173.0% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 TL
(9.14 $)
821.00 TL
(25.00 $)
     +173.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 TL
(45.68 $)
3,940.78 TL
(120.00 $)
     +162.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 TL
(7.61 $)
394.08 TL
(12.00 $)
     +57.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 127.50 TL
(3.88 $)
262.72 TL
(8.00 $)
     +106.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 170.00 TL
(5.18 $)
295.56 TL
(9.00 $)
     +73.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 100.23 TL
(3.05 $)
189.61 TL
(5.77 $)
     +89.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 44.93 TL
(1.37 $)
104.80 TL
(3.19 $)
     +133.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.37 TL
(0.56 $)
80.02 TL
(2.44 $)
     +335.6 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 139.29 TL
(4.24 $)
196.35 TL
(5.98 $)
     +41.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.26 TL
(0.68 $)
142.00 TL
(4.32 $)
     +537.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 28.35 TL
(0.86 $)
95.51 TL
(2.91 $)
     +236.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 66.90 TL
(2.04 $)
172.78 TL
(5.26 $)
     +158.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 141.36 TL
(4.30 $)
317.09 TL
(9.66 $)
     +124.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 88.41 TL
(2.69 $)
224.19 TL
(6.83 $)
     +153.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 271.81 TL
(8.28 $)
304.22 TL
(9.26 $)
     +11.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 18.08 TL
(0.55 $)
99.98 TL
(3.04 $)
     +452.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 30.28 TL
(0.92 $)
46.37 TL
(1.41 $)
     +53.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.17 TL
(0.43 $)
74.84 TL
(2.28 $)
     +428.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.83 TL
(0.57 $)
107.81 TL
(3.28 $)
     +472.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.11 TL
(0.34 $)
67.43 TL
(2.05 $)
     +506.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.79 TL
(0.27 $)
57.93 TL
(1.76 $)
     +558.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.12 TL
(1.01 $)
98.43 TL
(3.00 $)
     +197.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.46 TL
(0.38 $)
83.51 TL
(2.54 $)
     +570.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 TL
(10.66 $)
574.70 TL
(17.50 $)
     +64.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 65.28 TL
(1.99 $)
83.52 TL
(2.54 $)
     +27.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 87.59 TL
(2.67 $)
106.05 TL
(3.23 $)
     +21.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 65.00 TL
(1.98 $)
451.55 TL
(13.75 $)
     +594.7 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 18.00 TL
(0.55 $)
83.74 TL
(2.55 $)
     +365.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,388.00 TL
(42.27 $)
3,037.68 TL
(92.50 $)
     +118.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 TL
(0.76 $)
136.29 TL
(4.15 $)
     +445.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 28.97 TL
(0.88 $)
106.73 TL
(3.25 $)
     +268.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 254.32 TL
(7.74 $)
1,280.75 TL
(39.00 $)
     +403.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 157.74 TL
(4.80 $)
170.90 TL
(5.20 $)
     +8.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 TL
(45,676.24 $)
1,050,874.59 TL
(32,000.00 $)
     -29.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,472,926.68 TL
(44,851.83 $)
862,927.91 TL
(26,276.87 $)
     -41.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,857.68 TL
(56.57 $)
9,415.19 TL
(286.70 $)
     +406.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 305.44 TL
(9.30 $)
2,010.16 TL
(61.21 $)
     +558.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 401.40 TL
(12.22 $)
2,237.49 TL
(68.13 $)
     +457.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,453.21 TL
(44.25 $)
3,728.19 TL
(113.53 $)
     +156.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 429.41 TL
(13.08 $)
1,189.53 TL
(36.22 $)
     +177.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 TL
(6.09 $)
558.28 TL
(17.00 $)
     +179.1 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 19,523.21 TL
(594.50 $)
96,986.97 TL
(2,953.33 $)
     +396.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 448,484.18 TL
(13,656.71 $)
1,028,981.37 TL
(31,333.33 $)
     +129.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,639.66 TL
(49.93 $)
2,310.09 TL
(70.34 $)
     +40.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,198.06 TL
(36.48 $)
2,216.67 TL
(67.50 $)
     +85.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,012.37 TL
(91.73 $)
3,793.56 TL
(115.52 $)
     +25.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,683.06 TL
(81.70 $)
6,415.87 TL
(195.37 $)
     +139.1 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 27,383.46 TL
(833.85 $)
107,709.17 TL
(3,279.83 $)
     +293.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 17,775.34 TL
(541.27 $)
93,876.62 TL
(2,858.62 $)
     +428.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 53,101.45 TL
(1,616.98 $)
195,718.82 TL
(5,959.80 $)
     +268.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 33,058.52 TL
(1,006.66 $)
169,453.53 TL
(5,160.00 $)
     +412.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,282.74 TL
(313.12 $)
52,943.52 TL
(1,612.17 $)
     +414.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,337.07 TL
(162.52 $)
48,476.24 TL
(1,476.14 $)
     +808.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,734.43 TL
(844.54 $)
230,507.46 TL
(7,019.14 $)
     +731.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 44.25 7.43      -83.2 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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