Cost of Living in Israel

Summary of cost of living in Israel:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.08 $ 13.63-29.98
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 81.75 $ 54.50-136.26
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.99 $ 13.63-16.35
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.18 $ 5.11-10.06
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.18 $ 5.45-9.54
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $ 2.56-5.45
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 $ 2.18-3.54
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $ 1.64-2.73
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.75 $ 5.67-8.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.23 $ 1.21-3.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 $ 0.87-1.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.80 $ 3.00-4.91
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.27 $ 3.58-11.12
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.68 $ 3.09-6.18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.45 $ 5.56-12.36
Apples (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.87-1.85
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.62-1.85
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.49-1.24
Tomato (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.49-1.35
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.37-0.87
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.37-0.98
Lettuce (1 head) 1.83 $ 1.09-2.73
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 $ 0.55-2.59
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.90 $ 8.18-16.35
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.52 $ 1.64-4.09
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 1.64-4.09
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.54 $ 8.99-10.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.50-1.66
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.32 $ 47.69-76.30
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.22 $ 3.23-8.18
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.67 $ 0.88-4.39
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.45 $ 21.80-43.60
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.34 $ 6.81-7.96
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 38,646.48 $ 36,789.56-44,392.74
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,848.45 $ 37,879.62-43,602.44
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 228.13 $ 136.26-386.06
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.78 $ 6.81-13.63
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.67 $ 21.80-35.43
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.67 $ 38.15-103.56
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.55 $ 10.90-27.25
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.26 $ 10.90-13.63
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 931.70 $ 681.29-1,226.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,516.58 $ 4,905.28-23,163.80
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.87 $ 40.88-136.26
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.76 $ 32.70-81.75
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 114.28 $ 68.13-163.51
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.90 $ 81.75-190.76
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,261.34 $ 817.55-1,907.61
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 962.99 $ 681.29-1,498.83
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,013.31 $ 1,308.07-3,270.18
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,580.83 $ 1,090.06-2,316.38
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 776.65 $ 455.71-1,664.16
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 609.21 $ 379.76-1,139.28
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,611.80 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 2.50-6.00

Prices in Israel

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Last update: May 2024
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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 70.2 40.1 55.7 66.4 77.0 94.1
Haifa 65.0 19.5 43.1 61.1 68.6 103.8
Jerusalem 63.7 35.4 50.1 59.3 69.2 86.0
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