Cost of Living in Ankara

Summary about cost of living in Ankara, Turkey:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 TL 50.00-130.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 TL 250.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 88.00 TL 80.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 TL 30.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 TL 38.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 36.44 TL 25.00-55.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 16.02 TL 10.00-25.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.42 TL 3.00-10.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 73.24 TL 53.00-90.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.34 TL 4.54-18.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.18 TL 6.80-18.14
Eggs (regular) (12) 34.76 TL 21.20-54.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 52.32 TL 29.48-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.46 TL 20.41-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 76.37 TL 54.43-108.86
Apples (1 lb) 6.72 TL 3.18-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 12.90 TL 7.71-20.87
Oranges (1 lb) 7.77 TL 4.54-11.79
Tomato (1 lb) 8.70 TL 3.63-13.56
Potato (1 lb) 4.80 TL 2.72-6.35
Onion (1 lb) 4.14 TL 2.27-6.35
Lettuce (1 head) 11.16 TL 5.00-16.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.94 TL 3.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 TL 80.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 34.46 TL 25.00-45.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 42.00 TL 30.00-60.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 TL 30.00-36.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.50 TL 6.50-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 375.00 TL 200.00-650.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 TL 7.50-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 TL 9.66-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 TL 30.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 85.22 TL 74.76-105.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 TL 600,000.00-950,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 629,872.09 TL 530,000.00-750,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,070.76 TL 600.00-2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.08 TL 0.25-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 168.83 TL 129.00-250.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 413.68 TL 200.00-900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 209.06 TL 100.00-250.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 58.00 TL 40.00-100.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,981.60 TL 2,500.00-7,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 79,681.50 TL 50,000.00-180,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 689.68 TL 350.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 556.33 TL 300.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,332.08 TL 900.00-2,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,030.33 TL 400.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,551.06 TL 3,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,397.51 TL 2,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,617.65 TL 7,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,555.88 TL 4,000.00-10,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,392.80 TL 836.12-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 981.06 TL 557.41-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,853.55 TL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 20.79 12.00-35.00

Prices in Ankara

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Last update: February 2023
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16 Comments so far
Living in Ankara on Feb 03, 2023:
Minimum Wage in Turkey Is 8,506.80 TL (Net) and in Ankara Average Salary Is Much Higher Than This. Data Needs to Be Updated..
Anonymous on Nov 12, 2022:
i bought one bedroom apartment 30 min away from center for 5000 usd in ankara :D this city is insanely cheap
Anonymous on Nov 12, 2022:
ankara is one of the cheapest and high quality cities in world. very suitable for digital nomads
Anonymous on Aug 16, 2022:
Turkish women cloak themselves in heavy clothing to hide the stench between their legs. Stinking must be a Muslim thing.
Anonymous on Jul 30, 2022:
Prices are accurate, but "pipe bombs" mentioned below by a clown is not real LOL.
Mehmet Emir on Jul 06, 2022:
The data for Ankara is very accurate. However, prices change very quickly due to excessive inflation.
Anonymous on May 12, 2022:
The prices are correcr as of may 2022, just beware of recent very high inflation.
Anonymous on Oct 27, 2021:
The costs are accurate. You can depend on the data shown above.
Anonymous on Jan 22, 2021:
We've noticed over the past 3 months things have become much more intense in Ankara.Murders and pipe bombs are the norm now especially since the president is picking fights with Iran and Syria.Our lease is up next month and we are moving away from Ankara.
Anonymous on Dec 11, 2020:
Costs are normally dictated by areas just like everywhere else.Overall though a nice 1 bedroom 1 bath rental is 5,000 try normally furnished nicely.Prices are less than half of that the further you get away from Ankara.
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Lalit Vaishnav on Jul 23, 2020:
Does that mean that a sole earner with average income can not support a family of five in a two bed apartment?
Aydın on May 19, 2020:
I'm living in Ankara. The costs are correct.
yusuf on Oct 20, 2019:
transportation prices arent correct.
1 pass ticket= 4try
1 pass with prepaid transportation card= 3.25
second pass within 75mins with card= 1.60try

student card 1 pass= 1.75try
second student=1try
Mohammad Farooq on Jul 01, 2019:
I want to work and settled in Ankara, I am good in English I have a approx 7 year work experience.
Doruk SEN on Apr 29, 2019:
The inflation in turkey is almost %30 for the last year. So thats why the range in prices are so. Put at least %20 for every mean prices you see here.