Cost of Living in Israel

Summary of cost of living in Israel:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.11 € 12.94-28.47
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 77.64 € 51.76-129.39
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.23 € 12.94-15.53
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.76 € 4.66-9.57
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.76 € 5.18-9.06
Cappuccino (regular) 3.55 € 2.33-4.66
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 € 2.07-3.36
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 € 1.55-2.85
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.35 € 5.39-7.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.09 € 1.17-3.76
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 € 0.82-1.53
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.60 € 2.85-4.66
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 € 3.40-10.56
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.40 € 2.93-5.87
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.99 € 4.70-11.74
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 € 0.82-1.76
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 € 0.59-1.76
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.47-1.17
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.46-1.29
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.35-0.82
Onion (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.35-0.93
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 € 1.04-2.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 € 0.52-2.33
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.35 € 7.76-16.56
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.38 € 1.55-3.88
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 € 1.55-3.88
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.06 € 8.54-10.35
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.53 € 1.42-1.58
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 58.23 € 41.41-72.46
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.04 € 2.87-7.76
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.67 € 0.83-4.16
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.02 € 22.20-41.41
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.99 € 6.56-7.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,229.69 € 34,935.77-41,405.36
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,647.19 € 35,945.03-41,405.36
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.82 € 129.39-366.61
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.56 € 7.50-12.94
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.07 € 20.70-33.64
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.68 € 35.97-98.34
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.21 € 10.35-23.29
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.65 € 10.35-12.94
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 882.04 € 646.96-1,164.53
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,920.99 € 5,123.91-25,878.35
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.45 € 38.82-129.39
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.80 € 31.05-77.64
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 107.82 € 64.70-155.27
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 118.88 € 77.64-181.15
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,228.56 € 758.56-1,811.48
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 935.44 € 646.96-1,423.31
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,952.62 € 1,234.77-3,105.40
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,519.15 € 1,031.90-2,329.05
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 731.60 € 432.75-1,562.70
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 574.70 € 360.62-1,081.87
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,454.35 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.09 2.50-6.00

Prices in Israel

This country had 6177 entries in the past 12 months by 652 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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Sources and References
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in Israel

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Tel Aviv-Yafo 73.6 43.5 59.4 67.4 79.5 84.7
Haifa 67.2 20.8 45.3 60.7 68.5 94.9
Jerusalem 66.9 38.8 53.6 61.0 69.9 75.7
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