Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 88.32% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 106.83% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Berlin are 155.80% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 122.25% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 88.26% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 323.70% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 90.00 TL
(5.03 €)
214.91 TL
(12.00 €)
     +138.79 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 TL
(22.33 €)
967.11 TL
(54.00 €)
     +141.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 75.00 TL
(4.19 €)
161.18 TL
(9.00 €)
     +114.91 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 TL
(2.79 €)
71.64 TL
(4.00 €)
     +43.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 TL
(3.35 €)
71.64 TL
(4.00 €)
     +19.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 30.21 TL
(1.69 €)
57.13 TL
(3.19 €)
     +89.12 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.73 TL
(0.88 €)
40.83 TL
(2.28 €)
     +159.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.22 TL
(0.29 €)
31.90 TL
(1.78 €)
     +510.76 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 66.42 TL
(3.71 €)
71.61 TL
(4.00 €)
     +7.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.72 TL
(0.43 €)
24.99 TL
(1.40 €)
     +223.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.98 TL
(0.67 €)
17.73 TL
(0.99 €)
     +48.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 28.52 TL
(1.59 €)
48.93 TL
(2.73 €)
     +71.58 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.27 TL
(2.58 €)
96.74 TL
(5.40 €)
     +109.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.12 TL
(1.91 €)
73.21 TL
(4.09 €)
     +114.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 76.23 TL
(4.26 €)
102.27 TL
(5.71 €)
     +34.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.04 TL
(0.39 €)
20.28 TL
(1.13 €)
     +187.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 14.91 TL
(0.83 €)
14.26 TL
(0.80 €)
     -4.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 7.94 TL
(0.44 €)
19.61 TL
(1.09 €)
     +146.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 6.81 TL
(0.38 €)
24.09 TL
(1.35 €)
     +253.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.23 TL
(0.29 €)
15.46 TL
(0.86 €)
     +195.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.31 TL
(0.24 €)
11.41 TL
(0.64 €)
     +164.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 11.51 TL
(0.64 €)
23.30 TL
(1.30 €)
     +102.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 5.71 TL
(0.32 €)
10.96 TL
(0.61 €)
     +91.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 TL
(8.38 €)
89.55 TL
(5.00 €)
     -40.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 30.76 TL
(1.72 €)
19.31 TL
(1.08 €)
     -37.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 38.81 TL
(2.17 €)
28.62 TL
(1.60 €)
     -26.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 TL
(1.68 €)
143.27 TL
(8.00 €)
     +377.58 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 TL
(0.45 €)
53.73 TL
(3.00 €)
     +571.60 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 602.00 TL
(33.61 €)
1,522.30 TL
(85.00 €)
     +152.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 11.00 TL
(0.61 €)
71.64 TL
(4.00 €)
     +551.25 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 TL
(0.63 €)
57.64 TL
(3.22 €)
     +411.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 67.20 TL
(3.75 €)
591.01 TL
(33.00 €)
     +779.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 102.15 TL
(5.70 €)
140.73 TL
(7.86 €)
     +37.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 650,000.00 TL
(36,293.88 €)
465,643.28 TL
(26,000.00 €)
     -28.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 565,741.69 TL
(31,589.17 €)
483,953.36 TL
(27,022.38 €)
     -14.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,227.31 TL
(68.53 €)
5,095.01 TL
(284.49 €)
     +315.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.29 TL
(0.07 €)
1.93 TL
(0.11 €)
     +48.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 159.26 TL
(8.89 €)
677.26 TL
(37.82 €)
     +325.26 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 448.46 TL
(25.04 €)
577.54 TL
(32.25 €)
     +28.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 241.44 TL
(13.48 €)
318.32 TL
(17.77 €)
     +31.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 65.00 TL
(3.63 €)
214.91 TL
(12.00 €)
     +230.63 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,174.35 TL
(233.08 €)
2,822.86 TL
(157.62 €)
     -32.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 91,549.31 TL
(5,111.81 €)
144,866.80 TL
(8,088.89 €)
     +58.24 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 849.16 TL
(47.41 €)
1,400.66 TL
(78.21 €)
     +64.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 552.14 TL
(30.83 €)
630.08 TL
(35.18 €)
     +14.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,385.58 TL
(77.37 €)
1,445.88 TL
(80.73 €)
     +4.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,092.68 TL
(61.01 €)
1,804.71 TL
(100.77 €)
     +65.16 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,128.35 TL
(509.70 €)
21,852.84 TL
(1,220.19 €)
     +139.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,283.50 TL
(295.01 €)
16,169.86 TL
(902.87 €)
     +206.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,933.69 TL
(1,001.36 €)
39,455.19 TL
(2,203.05 €)
     +120.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,633.43 TL
(537.90 €)
29,681.13 TL
(1,657.30 €)
     +208.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,978.40 TL
(222.14 €)
13,506.65 TL
(754.17 €)
     +239.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,978.77 TL
(110.49 €)
8,905.22 TL
(497.24 €)
     +350.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,575.24 TL
(367.14 €)
57,621.45 TL
(3,217.39 €)
     +776.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 24.45 2.06      -91.57 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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