Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 97.74% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 131.29% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Berlin are 263.40% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 137.20% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 99.46% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 207.08% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 TL
(4.03 €)
99.24 TL
(10.00 €)
     +148.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 TL
(20.15 €)
496.18 TL
(50.00 €)
     +148.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 TL
(3.02 €)
79.39 TL
(8.00 €)
     +164.63 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 TL
(2.02 €)
37.71 TL
(3.80 €)
     +88.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 TL
(3.02 €)
34.73 TL
(3.50 €)
     +15.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.88 TL
(1.50 €)
28.97 TL
(2.92 €)
     +94.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.53 TL
(0.56 €)
21.08 TL
(2.12 €)
     +281.30 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 TL
(0.22 €)
18.88 TL
(1.90 €)
     +772.62 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.43 TL
(2.46 €)
35.48 TL
(3.57 €)
     +45.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.79 TL
(0.28 €)
11.15 TL
(1.12 €)
     +300.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.00 TL
(0.60 €)
8.11 TL
(0.82 €)
     +35.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.96 TL
(1.51 €)
22.90 TL
(2.31 €)
     +53.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.71 TL
(2.39 €)
49.64 TL
(5.00 €)
     +109.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.37 TL
(1.35 €)
32.17 TL
(3.24 €)
     +140.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.78 TL
(3.71 €)
54.26 TL
(5.47 €)
     +47.53 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.44 TL
(0.35 €)
10.64 TL
(1.07 €)
     +209.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.85 TL
(0.69 €)
7.09 TL
(0.71 €)
     +3.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.53 TL
(0.36 €)
10.22 TL
(1.03 €)
     +189.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.83 TL
(0.29 €)
8.66 TL
(0.87 €)
     +206.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 TL
(0.14 €)
6.32 TL
(0.64 €)
     +341.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 TL
(0.12 €)
6.56 TL
(0.66 €)
     +441.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.49 TL
(0.45 €)
10.20 TL
(1.03 €)
     +127.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.25 TL
(0.23 €)
5.81 TL
(0.59 €)
     +158.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 TL
(6.55 €)
59.54 TL
(6.00 €)
     -8.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.31 TL
(1.54 €)
7.90 TL
(0.80 €)
     -48.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.02 TL
(2.02 €)
17.35 TL
(1.75 €)
     -13.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(1.81 €)
69.47 TL
(7.00 €)
     +285.92 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 TL
(0.40 €)
29.77 TL
(3.00 €)
     +644.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 273.50 TL
(27.56 €)
813.74 TL
(82.00 €)
     +197.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.56 €)
39.20 TL
(3.95 €)
     +606.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.56 €)
34.34 TL
(3.46 €)
     +518.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.06 TL
(3.23 €)
327.48 TL
(33.00 €)
     +921.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 28.27 TL
(2.85 €)
51.22 TL
(5.16 €)
     +81.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 TL
(35,269.34 €)
224,472.58 TL
(22,620.00 €)
     -35.86 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 272,500.44 TL
(27,459.75 €)
259,588.60 TL
(26,158.62 €)
     -4.74 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 521.92 TL
(52.59 €)
2,244.37 TL
(226.16 €)
     +330.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 TL
(0.08 €)
1.01 TL
(0.10 €)
     +32.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.99 TL
(11.99 €)
328.56 TL
(33.11 €)
     +176.13 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 211.17 TL
(21.28 €)
320.97 TL
(32.34 €)
     +51.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 148.43 TL
(14.96 €)
183.59 TL
(18.50 €)
     +23.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(3.02 €)
99.24 TL
(10.00 €)
     +230.79 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,489.31 TL
(250.85 €)
1,170.99 TL
(118.00 €)
     -52.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 62,410.71 TL
(6,289.10 €)
85,626.78 TL
(8,628.57 €)
     +37.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 332.20 TL
(33.48 €)
816.13 TL
(82.24 €)
     +145.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 236.89 TL
(23.87 €)
296.12 TL
(29.84 €)
     +25.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 556.03 TL
(56.03 €)
779.88 TL
(78.59 €)
     +40.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 472.87 TL
(47.65 €)
1,054.82 TL
(106.29 €)
     +123.07 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,790.27 TL
(281.17 €)
9,457.38 TL
(953.02 €)
     +238.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,591.09 TL
(160.33 €)
6,681.70 TL
(673.31 €)
     +319.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,691.25 TL
(573.50 €)
18,850.86 TL
(1,899.59 €)
     +231.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,059.02 TL
(308.26 €)
12,729.82 TL
(1,282.78 €)
     +316.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 985.61 TL
(99.32 €)
5,940.23 TL
(598.59 €)
     +502.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.16 TL
(68.54 €)
3,751.67 TL
(378.05 €)
     +451.58 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,692.62 TL
(372.10 €)
26,226.91 TL
(2,642.87 €)
     +610.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.26 1.77      -89.72 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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