Cost of Living Comparison Between Istanbul and Los Angeles, CA 

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Cost of Living in Los Angeles, CA is 111.8% higher than in Istanbul (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Los Angeles, CA is 156.2% higher than in Istanbul
Rent Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 256.3% higher than in Istanbul
Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 144.2% higher than in Istanbul
Groceries Prices in Los Angeles, CA are 134.3% higher than in Istanbul
Local Purchasing Power in Los Angeles, CA is 135.0% higher than in Istanbul
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Restaurants
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 TL
(9.14 $)
820.51 TL
(25.00 $)
     +173.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 TL
(45.70 $)
3,938.47 TL
(120.00 $)
     +162.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 235.00 TL
(7.16 $)
393.85 TL
(12.00 $)
     +67.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 TL
(3.66 $)
262.56 TL
(8.00 $)
     +118.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 163.57 TL
(4.98 $)
328.21 TL
(10.00 $)
     +100.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 95.80 TL
(2.92 $)
175.92 TL
(5.36 $)
     +83.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 41.91 TL
(1.28 $)
90.84 TL
(2.77 $)
     +116.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 18.15 TL
(0.55 $)
71.33 TL
(2.17 $)
     +293.0 %
Markets
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 142.14 TL
(4.33 $)
151.36 TL
(4.61 $)
     +6.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.21 TL
(0.59 $)
151.38 TL
(4.61 $)
     +688.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 29.04 TL
(0.88 $)
85.66 TL
(2.61 $)
     +194.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 70.12 TL
(2.14 $)
161.22 TL
(4.91 $)
     +129.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 132.98 TL
(4.05 $)
198.42 TL
(6.05 $)
     +49.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 85.65 TL
(2.61 $)
240.05 TL
(7.31 $)
     +180.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 249.33 TL
(7.60 $)
275.72 TL
(8.40 $)
     +10.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 18.78 TL
(0.57 $)
85.53 TL
(2.61 $)
     +355.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 27.06 TL
(0.82 $)
34.37 TL
(1.05 $)
     +27.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.55 TL
(0.41 $)
53.16 TL
(1.62 $)
     +292.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.92 TL
(0.58 $)
77.83 TL
(2.37 $)
     +311.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.24 TL
(0.34 $)
46.20 TL
(1.41 $)
     +310.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.47 TL
(0.26 $)
37.63 TL
(1.15 $)
     +344.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.49 TL
(1.02 $)
66.15 TL
(2.02 $)
     +97.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.26 TL
(0.40 $)
74.37 TL
(2.27 $)
     +460.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300.00 TL
(9.14 $)
492.14 TL
(15.00 $)
     +64.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.00 TL
(1.83 $)
85.44 TL
(2.60 $)
     +42.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 85.96 TL
(2.62 $)
126.40 TL
(3.85 $)
     +47.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 TL
(1.83 $)
393.85 TL
(12.00 $)
     +556.4 %
Transportation
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 17.70 TL
(0.54 $)
57.44 TL
(1.75 $)
     +224.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,388.00 TL
(42.29 $)
2,625.65 TL
(80.00 $)
     +89.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 TL
(0.76 $)
101.74 TL
(3.10 $)
     +307.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 28.49 TL
(0.87 $)
88.62 TL
(2.70 $)
     +211.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 225.00 TL
(6.86 $)
958.03 TL
(29.19 $)
     +325.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 151.92 TL
(4.63 $)
174.99 TL
(5.33 $)
     +15.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,000.00 TL
(42,656.15 $)
984,617.70 TL
(30,000.00 $)
     -29.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,413,475.57 TL
(43,066.73 $)
894,032.31 TL
(27,239.98 $)
     -36.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,842.75 TL
(56.15 $)
6,256.93 TL
(190.64 $)
     +239.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 289.99 TL
(8.84 $)
2,229.44 TL
(67.93 $)
     +668.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 374.98 TL
(11.43 $)
2,405.07 TL
(73.28 $)
     +541.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,337.19 TL
(40.74 $)
1,636.65 TL
(49.87 $)
     +22.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 447.62 TL
(13.64 $)
308.51 TL
(9.40 $)
     -31.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 TL
(6.09 $)
590.77 TL
(18.00 $)
     +195.4 %
Childcare
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,702.20 TL
(539.36 $)
64,000.15 TL
(1,950.00 $)
     +261.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 388,203.40 TL
(11,828.04 $)
943,591.96 TL
(28,750.00 $)
     +143.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,685.27 TL
(51.35 $)
2,021.75 TL
(61.60 $)
     +20.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,116.28 TL
(34.01 $)
1,446.14 TL
(44.06 $)
     +29.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,901.12 TL
(88.39 $)
3,496.66 TL
(106.54 $)
     +20.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,578.80 TL
(78.57 $)
4,790.23 TL
(145.95 $)
     +85.8 %
Rent Per Month
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 25,845.66 TL
(787.48 $)
82,354.43 TL
(2,509.23 $)
     +218.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,656.72 TL
(507.51 $)
70,700.08 TL
(2,154.14 $)
     +324.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 50,075.37 TL
(1,525.73 $)
161,222.66 TL
(4,912.24 $)
     +222.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 31,023.64 TL
(945.25 $)
126,122.23 TL
(3,842.78 $)
     +306.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,719.76 TL
(296.15 $)
28,379.76 TL
(864.69 $)
     +192.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,041.24 TL
(153.60 $)
25,258.85 TL
(769.60 $)
     +401.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Istanbul Edit Los Angeles, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,261.67 TL
(800.16 $)
158,090.50 TL
(4,816.81 $)
     +502.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 43.91 7.01      -84.0 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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