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Cost of Living in Turkey

Cost of living in Turkey is 53.01% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Turkey is 82.91% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.07 € 2.30-4.61
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.29 € 9.21-18.43
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.07 € 2.38-3.84
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.30 € 1.54-2.76
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.69-3.38
Cappuccino (regular) 1.49 € 1.07-1.84
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.56 € 0.31-0.92
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.20 € 0.15-0.46
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.28 € 1.74-2.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.31 € 0.17-0.49
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.35-0.84
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.48 € 0.92-2.15
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.92 € 1.39-2.79
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.35 € 1.00-1.74
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.98 € 3.13-5.01
Apples (1 lb) 0.33 € 0.21-0.49
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.42-0.84
Oranges (1 lb) 0.29 € 0.21-0.42
Tomato (1 lb) 0.38 € 0.21-0.56
Potato (1 lb) 0.29 € 0.16-0.42
Onion (1 lb) 0.31 € 0.14-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.49 € 0.31-0.77
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.29 € 0.19-0.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.14 € 4.61-7.68
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.46 € 1.23-1.84
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 € 1.38-2.46
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 € 1.84-2.30
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.42 € 0.38-0.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.41 € 18.43-31.48
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.61 € 0.61-0.77
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.74 € 0.62-0.99
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.53 € 2.66-4.61
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.77 € 3.49-4.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,267.24 € 18,428.06-26,106.42
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,468.88 € 14,128.18-24,232.90
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55.44 € 30.71-84.46
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.06-0.15
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12.92 € 9.21-23.04
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.51 € 13.82-30.71
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.34 € 4.61-23.04
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.07 € 2.30-3.84
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 215.06 € 115.18-383.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,800.95 € 2,395.65-7,678.36
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 29.47 € 15.36-46.07
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.55 € 10.75-30.71
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 49.52 € 30.71-69.11
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40.78 € 24.42-61.43
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 200.04 € 115.18-307.13
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 125.48 € 76.78-191.96
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 353.53 € 199.64-552.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 217.38 € 130.53-337.85
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80.97 € 42.80-142.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 45.22 € 26.94-71.33
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 376.56 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.33 2.15-4.61

Prices in Turkey

These data are based on 26798 entries in the past 12 months from 2105 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Turkey

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City
Cost of Living Index
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Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Istanbul 35.80 9.25 22.97 30.63 25.60 41.59
Bursa 33.57 5.19 19.86 30.85 20.35 44.79
Izmir 32.50 6.72 20.04 27.96 21.72 44.37
Ankara 32.40 5.63 19.47 28.34 21.54 46.71
Antalya 29.35 4.98 17.57 26.67 21.01 54.52
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