Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Munich 

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Consumer Prices in Munich are 125.53% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Munich are 177.91% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Munich are 383.69% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Munich are 202.26% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Munich are 131.42% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Munich is 222.71% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 37.50 TL
(3.73 €)
140.68 TL
(14.00 €)
     +275.15 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 TL
(19.90 €)
602.91 TL
(60.00 €)
     +201.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 TL
(2.99 €)
85.41 TL
(8.50 €)
     +184.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 TL
(1.99 €)
40.19 TL
(4.00 €)
     +100.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 TL
(2.99 €)
38.18 TL
(3.80 €)
     +27.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 14.93 TL
(1.49 €)
31.53 TL
(3.14 €)
     +111.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.53 TL
(0.55 €)
27.66 TL
(2.75 €)
     +400.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 TL
(0.22 €)
25.28 TL
(2.52 €)
     +1,051.62 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.26 TL
(2.41 €)
39.27 TL
(3.91 €)
     +61.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 TL
(0.27 €)
14.67 TL
(1.46 €)
     +433.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.99 TL
(0.60 €)
9.27 TL
(0.92 €)
     +54.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.93 TL
(1.49 €)
28.69 TL
(2.86 €)
     +92.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.56 TL
(2.35 €)
56.68 TL
(5.64 €)
     +140.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.31 TL
(1.32 €)
34.75 TL
(3.46 €)
     +161.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.79 TL
(3.66 €)
69.98 TL
(6.96 €)
     +90.22 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.44 TL
(0.34 €)
12.91 TL
(1.28 €)
     +274.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 6.86 TL
(0.68 €)
7.94 TL
(0.79 €)
     +15.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.54 TL
(0.35 €)
10.76 TL
(1.07 €)
     +204.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.81 TL
(0.28 €)
10.17 TL
(1.01 €)
     +261.51 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 TL
(0.14 €)
9.01 TL
(0.90 €)
     +533.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 TL
(0.12 €)
6.97 TL
(0.69 €)
     +486.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.46 TL
(0.44 €)
11.76 TL
(1.17 €)
     +163.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 TL
(0.22 €)
6.12 TL
(0.61 €)
     +173.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 TL
(6.47 €)
60.29 TL
(6.00 €)
     -7.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.33 TL
(1.53 €)
8.35 TL
(0.83 €)
     -45.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.08 TL
(2.00 €)
15.62 TL
(1.55 €)
     -22.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL
(1.79 €)
70.34 TL
(7.00 €)
     +290.78 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 TL
(0.40 €)
34.17 TL
(3.40 €)
     +754.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 273.50 TL
(27.22 €)
572.77 TL
(57.00 €)
     +109.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.55 €)
37.18 TL
(3.70 €)
     +569.90 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.55 TL
(0.55 €)
32.34 TL
(3.22 €)
     +482.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.06 TL
(3.19 €)
301.46 TL
(30.00 €)
     +840.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 28.24 TL
(2.81 €)
52.13 TL
(5.19 €)
     +84.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 TL
(34,830.94 €)
236,140.66 TL
(23,500.00 €)
     -32.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 270,243.24 TL
(26,893.79 €)
228,503.77 TL
(22,740.00 €)
     -15.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 525.61 TL
(52.31 €)
2,599.97 TL
(258.74 €)
     +394.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 TL
(0.08 €)
1.13 TL
(0.11 €)
     +49.31 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 119.01 TL
(11.84 €)
337.00 TL
(33.54 €)
     +183.16 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 215.36 TL
(21.43 €)
418.69 TL
(41.67 €)
     +94.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 148.53 TL
(14.78 €)
208.00 TL
(20.70 €)
     +40.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 TL
(2.99 €)
120.58 TL
(12.00 €)
     +301.94 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,446.80 TL
(243.50 €)
7,097.48 TL
(706.32 €)
     +190.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 61,730.77 TL
(6,143.26 €)
135,533.92 TL
(13,487.92 €)
     +119.56 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 331.88 TL
(33.03 €)
825.99 TL
(82.20 €)
     +148.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 234.17 TL
(23.30 €)
403.21 TL
(40.13 €)
     +72.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 556.81 TL
(55.41 €)
865.72 TL
(86.15 €)
     +55.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 474.83 TL
(47.25 €)
1,283.24 TL
(127.70 €)
     +170.25 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,790.73 TL
(277.73 €)
13,008.78 TL
(1,294.59 €)
     +366.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,591.81 TL
(158.41 €)
10,108.20 TL
(1,005.94 €)
     +535.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,686.64 TL
(565.92 €)
22,964.26 TL
(2,285.33 €)
     +303.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,060.00 TL
(304.52 €)
17,526.04 TL
(1,744.14 €)
     +472.75 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 987.05 TL
(98.23 €)
10,842.80 TL
(1,079.04 €)
     +998.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 680.46 TL
(67.72 €)
7,801.22 TL
(776.35 €)
     +1,046.46 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit Munich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,680.30 TL
(366.25 €)
33,007.27 TL
(3,284.78 €)
     +796.86 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.25 1.53      -91.11 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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