Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 100.65% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 132.55% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Berlin are 260.71% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 147.93% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 94.81% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 168.04% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 TL
(3.38 €)
79.87 TL
(9.00 €)
     +166.24 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 TL
(16.90 €)
443.74 TL
(50.00 €)
     +195.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 TL
(3.38 €)
71.00 TL
(8.00 €)
     +136.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18.00 TL
(2.03 €)
31.06 TL
(3.50 €)
     +72.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 TL
(2.82 €)
31.06 TL
(3.50 €)
     +24.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.65 TL
(1.65 €)
25.63 TL
(2.89 €)
     +74.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.05 TL
(0.57 €)
17.46 TL
(1.97 €)
     +245.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 TL
(0.24 €)
15.30 TL
(1.72 €)
     +612.85 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 23.01 TL
(2.59 €)
31.98 TL
(3.60 €)
     +38.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.82 TL
(0.32 €)
10.26 TL
(1.16 €)
     +263.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.84 TL
(0.66 €)
7.80 TL
(0.88 €)
     +33.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.51 TL
(1.52 €)
20.58 TL
(2.32 €)
     +52.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.06 TL
(2.37 €)
40.17 TL
(4.53 €)
     +90.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.97 TL
(1.24 €)
27.75 TL
(3.13 €)
     +152.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.28 TL
(3.64 €)
47.08 TL
(5.31 €)
     +45.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.86 TL
(0.32 €)
9.94 TL
(1.12 €)
     +248.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.74 TL
(0.76 €)
6.00 TL
(0.68 €)
     -10.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.47 TL
(0.39 €)
9.90 TL
(1.12 €)
     +185.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.60 TL
(0.29 €)
10.86 TL
(1.22 €)
     +317.04 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 TL
(0.16 €)
5.57 TL
(0.63 €)
     +289.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.42 TL
(0.16 €)
6.07 TL
(0.68 €)
     +327.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.81 TL
(0.54 €)
9.79 TL
(1.10 €)
     +103.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 TL
(0.27 €)
3.90 TL
(0.44 €)
     +64.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 55.00 TL
(6.20 €)
53.25 TL
(6.00 €)
     -3.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.15 TL
(1.59 €)
8.00 TL
(0.90 €)
     -43.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.01 TL
(2.14 €)
14.18 TL
(1.60 €)
     -25.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(2.03 €)
62.12 TL
(7.00 €)
     +245.13 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 TL
(0.39 €)
25.74 TL
(2.90 €)
     +635.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 275.00 TL
(30.99 €)
727.73 TL
(82.00 €)
     +164.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 TL
(0.56 €)
34.61 TL
(3.90 €)
     +592.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 TL
(0.63 €)
28.57 TL
(3.22 €)
     +407.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 TL
(3.38 €)
292.87 TL
(33.00 €)
     +876.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.57 TL
(2.99 €)
44.41 TL
(5.00 €)
     +67.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 240,000.00 TL
(27,043.00 €)
177,495.11 TL
(20,000.00 €)
     -26.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 209,277.51 TL
(23,581.21 €)
207,547.46 TL
(23,386.27 €)
     -0.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 506.48 TL
(57.07 €)
1,982.42 TL
(223.38 €)
     +291.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.79 TL
(0.09 €)
0.88 TL
(0.10 €)
     +11.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.52 TL
(13.35 €)
295.12 TL
(33.25 €)
     +149.02 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 190.39 TL
(21.45 €)
277.19 TL
(31.23 €)
     +45.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 123.24 TL
(13.89 €)
175.20 TL
(19.74 €)
     +42.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(3.38 €)
93.18 TL
(10.50 €)
     +210.62 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,120.55 TL
(238.94 €)
1,096.03 TL
(123.50 €)
     -48.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 55,166.70 TL
(6,216.14 €)
65,084.83 TL
(7,333.70 €)
     +17.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 266.81 TL
(30.06 €)
732.17 TL
(82.50 €)
     +174.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 189.02 TL
(21.30 €)
287.94 TL
(32.44 €)
     +52.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 530.07 TL
(59.73 €)
699.91 TL
(78.86 €)
     +32.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 384.34 TL
(43.31 €)
971.29 TL
(109.44 €)
     +152.72 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,512.12 TL
(283.06 €)
7,939.69 TL
(894.64 €)
     +216.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,447.82 TL
(163.14 €)
5,791.95 TL
(652.63 €)
     +300.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,545.33 TL
(512.16 €)
15,537.78 TL
(1,750.78 €)
     +241.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,593.94 TL
(292.28 €)
11,016.27 TL
(1,241.30 €)
     +324.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,050.91 TL
(118.42 €)
5,119.46 TL
(576.86 €)
     +387.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 498.32 TL
(56.15 €)
3,158.44 TL
(355.89 €)
     +533.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,449.02 TL
(388.63 €)
21,498.17 TL
(2,422.40 €)
     +523.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.03 1.77      -88.25 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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