Cost of Living Comparison Between Kiev (Kyiv) and Istanbul 

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Consumer Prices in Istanbul are 3.34% higher than in Kiev (Kyiv) (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 11.14% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 42.79% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 11.98% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 0.93% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 23.62% lower than in Kiev (Kyiv)
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Restaurants
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 175.00 ₴
(55.01 TL)
111.34 ₴
(35.00 TL)
     -36.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ₴
(220.04 TL)
636.25 ₴
(200.00 TL)
     -9.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 ₴
(37.72 TL)
95.44 ₴
(30.00 TL)
     -20.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 ₴
(9.43 TL)
63.63 ₴
(20.00 TL)
     +112.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 ₴
(14.15 TL)
89.08 ₴
(28.00 TL)
     +97.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.93 ₴
(11.29 TL)
47.07 ₴
(14.80 TL)
     +31.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.25 ₴
(4.48 TL)
17.10 ₴
(5.38 TL)
     +20.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.06 ₴
(3.48 TL)
6.63 ₴
(2.08 TL)
     -40.07 %
Markets
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 106.52 ₴
(33.49 TL)
77.25 ₴
(24.28 TL)
     -27.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.27 ₴
(5.11 TL)
8.89 ₴
(2.80 TL)
     -45.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.26 ₴
(4.80 TL)
18.74 ₴
(5.89 TL)
     +22.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39.61 ₴
(12.45 TL)
47.64 ₴
(14.98 TL)
     +20.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 97.26 ₴
(30.57 TL)
74.47 ₴
(23.41 TL)
     -23.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 46.97 ₴
(14.76 TL)
42.30 ₴
(13.30 TL)
     -9.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 79.53 ₴
(25.00 TL)
117.56 ₴
(36.95 TL)
     +47.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.60 ₴
(3.65 TL)
11.11 ₴
(3.49 TL)
     -4.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 13.15 ₴
(4.13 TL)
21.79 ₴
(6.85 TL)
     +65.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16.50 ₴
(5.19 TL)
11.31 ₴
(3.55 TL)
     -31.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.01 ₴
(6.61 TL)
9.00 ₴
(2.83 TL)
     -57.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 6.84 ₴
(2.15 TL)
4.45 ₴
(1.40 TL)
     -34.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.49 ₴
(1.41 TL)
3.73 ₴
(1.17 TL)
     -16.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 29.04 ₴
(9.13 TL)
14.18 ₴
(4.46 TL)
     -51.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.24 ₴
(4.16 TL)
7.13 ₴
(2.24 TL)
     -46.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 ₴
(40.86 TL)
206.78 ₴
(65.00 TL)
     +59.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.13 ₴
(6.33 TL)
48.34 ₴
(15.20 TL)
     +140.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 36.89 ₴
(11.60 TL)
63.93 ₴
(20.09 TL)
     +73.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 59.50 ₴
(18.70 TL)
57.26 ₴
(18.00 TL)
     -3.76 %
Transportation
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 ₴
(2.51 TL)
12.73 ₴
(4.00 TL)
     +59.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 ₴
(110.02 TL)
865.30 ₴
(272.00 TL)
     +147.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₴
(15.72 TL)
17.66 ₴
(5.55 TL)
     -64.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 ₴
(3.54 TL)
17.66 ₴
(5.55 TL)
     +56.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₴
(31.43 TL)
101.99 ₴
(32.06 TL)
     +1.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 105.24 ₴
(33.08 TL)
89.78 ₴
(28.22 TL)
     -14.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 620,000.00 ₴
(194,891.86 TL)
1,113,437.98 ₴
(350,000.00 TL)
     +79.59 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 596,294.26 ₴
(187,440.16 TL)
865,369.32 ₴
(272,021.67 TL)
     +45.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,822.91 ₴
(887.36 TL)
1,658.49 ₴
(521.33 TL)
     -41.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.31 ₴
(0.41 TL)
2.45 ₴
(0.77 TL)
     +86.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 159.86 ₴
(50.25 TL)
378.11 ₴
(118.85 TL)
     +136.53 %
Sports And Leisure
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 624.50 ₴
(196.31 TL)
681.33 ₴
(214.17 TL)
     +9.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 368.89 ₴
(115.96 TL)
480.55 ₴
(151.06 TL)
     +30.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 ₴
(37.72 TL)
95.44 ₴
(30.00 TL)
     -20.47 %
Childcare
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,863.64 ₴
(3,729.24 TL)
7,724.78 ₴
(2,428.22 TL)
     -34.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 221,246.15 ₴
(69,546.89 TL)
198,522.32 ₴
(62,403.85 TL)
     -10.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,875.95 ₴
(589.69 TL)
1,077.35 ₴
(338.65 TL)
     -42.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,086.86 ₴
(341.65 TL)
738.05 ₴
(232.00 TL)
     -32.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,500.40 ₴
(785.98 TL)
1,740.68 ₴
(547.17 TL)
     -30.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,972.57 ₴
(934.40 TL)
1,522.80 ₴
(478.68 TL)
     -48.77 %
Rent Per Month
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,795.48 ₴
(4,965.18 TL)
8,723.74 ₴
(2,742.23 TL)
     -44.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,411.31 ₴
(2,958.37 TL)
5,093.71 ₴
(1,601.16 TL)
     -45.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,518.35 ₴
(9,593.19 TL)
17,770.52 ₴
(5,586.02 TL)
     -41.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,610.24 ₴
(5,221.29 TL)
9,796.06 ₴
(3,079.31 TL)
     -41.02 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,431.42 ₴
(1,707.32 TL)
3,110.44 ₴
(977.74 TL)
     -42.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,583.64 ₴
(812.15 TL)
2,165.05 ₴
(680.57 TL)
     -16.20 %
Salaries And Financing
Kiev (Kyiv) Edit Istanbul Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,135.65 ₴
(5,386.45 TL)
11,629.69 ₴
(3,655.70 TL)
     -32.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.20 17.27      +21.66 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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