Cost of Living Comparison Between Turkey and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 145.5% higher than in Turkey (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 216.3% higher than in Turkey
Rent Prices in United States are 512.4% higher than in Turkey
Restaurant Prices in United States are 255.5% higher than in Turkey
Groceries Prices in United States are 190.2% higher than in Turkey
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 247.1% higher than in Turkey
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Restaurants
Turkey Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.72 $
(70.00 TL)
17.00 $
(319.90 TL)
     +357.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.60 $
(350.00 TL)
70.00 $
(1,317.22 TL)
     +276.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.10 $
(77.15 TL)
9.50 $
(178.77 TL)
     +131.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.13 $
(40.00 TL)
5.00 $
(94.09 TL)
     +135.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.66 $
(50.00 TL)
6.50 $
(122.31 TL)
     +144.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.69 $
(31.88 TL)
4.65 $
(87.48 TL)
     +174.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.68 $
(12.82 TL)
2.29 $
(43.12 TL)
     +236.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.26 $
(4.89 TL)
1.81 $
(34.08 TL)
     +596.9 %
Markets
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.40 $
(64.05 TL)
3.86 $
(72.55 TL)
     +13.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.39 $
(7.29 TL)
2.95 $
(55.42 TL)
     +660.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.64 $
(12.14 TL)
1.87 $
(35.26 TL)
     +190.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.57 $
(29.50 TL)
3.93 $
(73.94 TL)
     +150.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.66 $
(50.13 TL)
5.28 $
(99.34 TL)
     +98.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.76 $
(33.16 TL)
5.37 $
(101.10 TL)
     +204.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.99 $
(75.07 TL)
6.79 $
(127.79 TL)
     +70.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.34 $
(6.45 TL)
2.18 $
(40.99 TL)
     +535.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 $
(10.47 TL)
0.73 $
(13.72 TL)
     +31.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.34 $
(6.39 TL)
1.87 $
(35.20 TL)
     +450.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.45 $
(8.40 TL)
2.05 $
(38.50 TL)
     +358.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.24 $
(4.51 TL)
1.23 $
(23.22 TL)
     +415.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.21 $
(3.87 TL)
1.24 $
(23.32 TL)
     +503.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.63 $
(11.78 TL)
1.95 $
(36.76 TL)
     +212.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.29 $
(5.40 TL)
1.92 $
(36.15 TL)
     +569.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.12 $
(134.00 TL)
13.00 $
(244.63 TL)
     +82.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $
(31.68 TL)
2.67 $
(50.16 TL)
     +58.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(40.32 TL)
3.33 $
(62.64 TL)
     +55.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.70 $
(32.00 TL)
8.99 $
(169.17 TL)
     +428.7 %
Transportation
Turkey Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.40 $
(7.50 TL)
2.50 $
(47.04 TL)
     +527.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 21.26 $
(400.00 TL)
70.00 $
(1,317.22 TL)
     +229.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.58 $
(11.00 TL)
3.50 $
(65.86 TL)
     +498.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.73 $
(13.68 TL)
2.70 $
(50.81 TL)
     +271.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.31 $
(100.00 TL)
30.00 $
(564.52 TL)
     +464.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.44 $
(83.50 TL)
3.78 $
(71.20 TL)
     -14.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,199.42 $
(700,000.00 TL)
25,000.00 $
(470,437.38 TL)
     -32.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,918.73 $
(619,448.17 TL)
23,202.38 $
(436,610.76 TL)
     -29.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 65.62 $
(1,234.71 TL)
181.79 $
(3,420.86 TL)
     +177.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $
(1.59 TL)
0.16 $
(3.10 TL)
     +94.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8.92 $
(167.78 TL)
69.32 $
(1,304.40 TL)
     +677.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 19.96 $
(375.63 TL)
41.85 $
(787.57 TL)
     +109.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.71 $
(220.30 TL)
18.40 $
(346.22 TL)
     +57.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.66 $
(50.00 TL)
12.00 $
(225.81 TL)
     +351.6 %
Childcare
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 196.77 $
(3,702.81 TL)
1,166.19 $
(21,944.79 TL)
     +492.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,257.07 $
(80,107.43 TL)
16,579.25 $
(311,979.97 TL)
     +289.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Turkey Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.55 $
(668.93 TL)
46.25 $
(870.28 TL)
     +30.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.31 $
(532.79 TL)
36.45 $
(685.94 TL)
     +28.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.39 $
(1,287.00 TL)
79.88 $
(1,503.22 TL)
     +16.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 49.77 $
(936.56 TL)
110.13 $
(2,072.44 TL)
     +121.3 %
Rent Per Month
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 295.44 $
(5,559.42 TL)
1,705.76 $
(32,098.21 TL)
     +477.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 190.64 $
(3,587.40 TL)
1,375.65 $
(25,886.31 TL)
     +621.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 500.14 $
(9,411.44 TL)
2,840.37 $
(53,448.59 TL)
     +467.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 347.04 $
(6,530.34 TL)
2,242.87 $
(42,205.28 TL)
     +546.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 109.21 $
(2,055.11 TL)
417.68 $
(7,859.60 TL)
     +282.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 66.85 $
(1,257.92 TL)
281.75 $
(5,301.77 TL)
     +321.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Turkey Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 380.27 $
(7,155.66 TL)
4,175.15 $
(78,565.91 TL)
     +998.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.08 5.37      -74.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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