Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Istanbul 

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Consumer Prices in Istanbul are 66.16% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Istanbul are 77.21% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Istanbul are 89.98% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Istanbul are 76.24% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Istanbul are 72.71% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Istanbul is 72.11% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(174.84 TL)
4.00 $
(35.00 TL)
     -79.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(874.19 TL)
20.59 $
(180.00 TL)
     -79.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(78.68 TL)
3.43 $
(30.00 TL)
     -61.87 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 $
(65.56 TL)
2.29 $
(20.00 TL)
     -69.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(78.68 TL)
3.32 $
(29.00 TL)
     -63.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $
(42.72 TL)
1.65 $
(14.45 TL)
     -66.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $
(18.88 TL)
0.62 $
(5.44 TL)
     -71.17 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 $
(15.50 TL)
0.24 $
(2.05 TL)
     -86.74 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(39.04 TL)
2.74 $
(23.95 TL)
     -38.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.62 $
(31.66 TL)
0.30 $
(2.62 TL)
     -91.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 $
(20.93 TL)
0.65 $
(5.67 TL)
     -72.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 $
(27.55 TL)
1.68 $
(14.71 TL)
     -46.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.21 $
(54.30 TL)
2.63 $
(23.01 TL)
     -57.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.87 $
(51.31 TL)
1.43 $
(12.53 TL)
     -75.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.87 $
(68.83 TL)
4.18 $
(36.51 TL)
     -46.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 $
(23.74 TL)
0.39 $
(3.37 TL)
     -85.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.27 $
(11.08 TL)
0.77 $
(6.71 TL)
     -39.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.68 $
(23.42 TL)
0.40 $
(3.49 TL)
     -85.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.83 $
(24.71 TL)
0.32 $
(2.78 TL)
     -88.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 $
(16.75 TL)
0.15 $
(1.34 TL)
     -92.01 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 $
(16.35 TL)
0.12 $
(1.08 TL)
     -93.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $
(20.83 TL)
0.51 $
(4.46 TL)
     -78.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $
(18.48 TL)
0.25 $
(2.21 TL)
     -88.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(131.13 TL)
7.44 $
(65.00 TL)
     -50.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.07 $
(26.80 TL)
1.72 $
(15.05 TL)
     -43.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 $
(27.85 TL)
2.21 $
(19.33 TL)
     -30.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(131.13 TL)
2.06 $
(18.00 TL)
     -86.27 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(24.04 TL)
0.46 $
(4.00 TL)
     -83.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 $
(1,136.45 TL)
31.17 $
(272.50 TL)
     -76.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(30.60 TL)
0.65 $
(5.67 TL)
     -81.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(26.23 TL)
0.66 $
(5.79 TL)
     -77.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(262.26 TL)
3.95 $
(34.50 TL)
     -86.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.84 $
(24.79 TL)
3.20 $
(27.98 TL)
     +12.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(201,063.70 TL)
40,037.06 $
(350,000.00 TL)
     +74.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,384.27 $
(186,939.17 TL)
30,826.64 $
(269,483.37 TL)
     +44.16 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.69 $
(1,308.55 TL)
58.70 $
(513.13 TL)
     -60.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.99 TL)
0.09 $
(0.79 TL)
     -20.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.32 $
(579.74 TL)
13.76 $
(120.29 TL)
     -79.25 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 106.86 $
(934.18 TL)
24.96 $
(218.17 TL)
     -76.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.83 $
(313.25 TL)
18.42 $
(160.99 TL)
     -48.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(139.87 TL)
3.43 $
(30.00 TL)
     -78.55 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,483.02 $
(21,706.27 TL)
254.75 $
(2,226.99 TL)
     -89.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,125.00 $
(315,801.14 TL)
6,700.08 $
(58,571.43 TL)
     -81.45 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.74 $
(548.46 TL)
38.15 $
(333.48 TL)
     -39.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.27 $
(395.71 TL)
26.52 $
(231.84 TL)
     -41.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.52 $
(808.77 TL)
61.27 $
(535.59 TL)
     -33.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.10 $
(1,181.06 TL)
53.93 $
(471.49 TL)
     -60.08 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,094.64 $
(27,053.00 TL)
316.65 $
(2,768.11 TL)
     -89.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,011.74 $
(17,586.44 TL)
184.96 $
(1,616.92 TL)
     -90.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,298.03 $
(55,056.76 TL)
632.28 $
(5,527.36 TL)
     -89.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,450.00 $
(30,159.56 TL)
354.50 $
(3,098.98 TL)
     -89.72 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,394.44 $
(12,190.03 TL)
121.00 $
(1,057.80 TL)
     -91.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 700.93 $
(6,127.47 TL)
83.70 $
(731.68 TL)
     -88.06 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Istanbul Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,532.81 $
(57,109.18 TL)
415.29 $
(3,630.39 TL)
     -93.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.59 16.94      +371.65 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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