Cost of Living in Izmir

Summary about cost of living in Izmir, Turkey:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.50 TL 15.00-40.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 101.13 TL 75.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 TL 23.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 16.50 TL 11.50-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 TL 15.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 12.69 TL 8.00-18.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.53 TL 3.00-8.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 TL 1.00-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.71 TL 15.14-30.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.31 TL 1.13-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.93 TL 2.72-8.28
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.55 TL 6.00-16.74
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.58 TL 11.34-26.31
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.91 TL 6.41-12.25
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 30.72 TL 22.68-36.40
Apples (1 lb) 2.64 TL 1.36-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 6.50 TL 4.08-8.61
Oranges (1 lb) 3.48 TL 1.36-6.57
Tomato (1 lb) 2.41 TL 0.91-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.63 TL 0.72-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.83 TL 0.91-4.51
Lettuce (1 head) 3.98 TL 2.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 TL 1.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 TL 30.00-75.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.80 TL 11.00-18.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.97 TL 12.75-22.81
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL 18.00-20.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.56 TL 3.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.00 TL 94.40-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 TL 3.90-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.95 TL 4.83-12.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.73 TL 28.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.49 TL 21.96-26.88
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 200,000.00 TL 170,000.00-240,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 169,234.40 TL 140,000.00-212,394.34
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 466.80 TL 293.10-800.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.83 TL 0.50-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 100.75 TL 75.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 156.51 TL 100.00-400.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 82.00 TL 40.00-114.06
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 TL 20.00-31.47
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,887.54 TL 1,450.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,106.01 TL 30,000.00-60,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 273.40 TL 120.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 171.97 TL 80.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 459.29 TL 300.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 324.83 TL 200.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,646.79 TL 1,250.00-2,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,040.26 TL 750.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,785.47 TL 2,000.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,756.84 TL 1,350.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 650.51 TL 464.51-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 339.66 TL 232.26-492.38
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,120.76 TL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.59 10.80-28.00

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Last update: December 2020
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5 Comments so far
Fsrokh on Oct 13, 2020:
cost of living in IZMIR for a family of four is much higher then above estimation.if you want to live as an upper medium class then this family shall provide at least 8000 TL per month (rent included).and if you have children ,for private education and universities you shall pay much more.
Anonymous on Jun 23, 2020:
Generally speaking; Salaries are not capable to cover expenses. So, the question is "How can they survive?" The answer is most of the people use bank loans, sell their estates, and so on! On the other hand, there are more than two people working monthly or daily in a house. Life is going on in this way.
Anonymous on Mar 04, 2020:
Prices for car, communication,alcohol and basic utilities have changed a lot. Simply you cant buy golf for 150k TL
nedaa on Mar 29, 2019:
There's s.th strange but! These are average statistics for both expenses and salary, but average salary is lower than average costs. Then how do people afford living there? Do all of them only get the chance to continue living without saving or investing? Correct me if I'm mistaken, please.
ahmet oz on Jul 23, 2018:
Apartment/flat prices have improved last years. İzmir is more affordable compared to İstanbul.