Cost of Living in Izmir

Summary about cost of living in Izmir, Turkey:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 TL 20.00-40.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 TL 120.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 TL 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 TL 14.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 TL 18.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 14.75 TL 10.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.65 TL 3.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 TL 1.50-5.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.56 TL 15.14-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.00 TL 1.68-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.34 TL 2.72-8.73
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.71 TL 8.20-15.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 25.28 TL 18.14-27.22
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.98 TL 7.12-14.97
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.20 TL 24.95-40.82
Apples (1 lb) 3.45 TL 2.15-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 6.70 TL 5.44-8.77
Oranges (1 lb) 3.87 TL 2.27-4.06
Tomato (1 lb) 2.40 TL 2.26-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.22 TL 0.72-1.42
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 TL 0.66-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 4.10 TL 3.14-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 TL 1.25-3.14
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 54.93 TL 40.00-80.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.98 TL 12.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.31 TL 18.83-25.48
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.00 TL 17.50-25.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.78 TL 3.46-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 TL 105.45-209.19
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.70 TL 4.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 TL 4.83-20.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.15 TL
Gasoline (1 gallon) 28.30 TL 22.71-32.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 270,515.92 TL 250,000.00-345,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 271,938.88 TL 230,000.00-300,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 630.92 TL 331.00-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.72 TL 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 108.64 TL 95.00-140.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 188.04 TL 100.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 89.93 TL 60.00-104.60
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 27.50 TL 20.00-31.38
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,952.71 TL 1,500.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,829.25 TL 30,000.00-100,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 363.13 TL 180.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 245.19 TL 159.95-400.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 503.73 TL 322.00-750.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 427.59 TL 180.00-750.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,344.44 TL 1,700.00-3,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,601.65 TL 1,250.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,942.31 TL 3,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,662.24 TL 2,000.00-3,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 923.34 TL 655.70-1,114.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 546.38 TL 285.74-743.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,901.09 TL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.37 10.80-25.00

Prices in Izmir

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Last update: June 2021
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13 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jun 10, 2021:
Turkey has a mind boggling taxes on cars. That's why this country has the most expensive cars in the world. It is impossible to buy a Volkswagen Golf 1.4 with 250.000 TL. It is probably around 450.000 TL.
Anonymous on May 03, 2021:
Because of the earthquake that happened last year and ongoing economic crisis in Turkey you can't find a decent 1 bedroom apartment in city center under 2000 TL and 3 bedrooms are probably going to be around 3500-4000 TL.
Anonymous on Apr 18, 2021:
How about cost for the primary private school iin Izmir?
Anonymous on Jan 26, 2021:
Musti 007

Stop your lies I live in Izmir always have. The cost on numbeo at 104tl for 60 mbps unlimited is what it costs each month.Leave the site since you don't have anything honest to offer.
musti 007 on Jan 26, 2021:
İnternet is much more Expensive ...

100 mbps (unlimited) >>> 330 TL
50 mbps (unlimited) >>> 310 TL
35 mbps (unlimited) >>> 290 TL
24 mbps (unlimited) >>> 270 TL
Anonymous on Jan 24, 2021:
It's hard to guage up to date prices in Izmir especially when everything changes so quickly.But since corona prices have dropped drastically since fewer businesses are open.I don't believe Izmir tourism will be back for many years people afraid to visit anywhere and staying at home is the new norm.
Anonymous on Jan 06, 2021:
Note: Izmir is a tourist city always has been so cost of living will be more.
Anonymous on Dec 08, 2020:
l have been living in İzmir for 27 years...lzmir is cheaper than Istanbul and Ankara...Heating Costs are much lower than Ankara Cause Weather condition in lzmir is never cold ...Only 4 months (Mid-November to Mid-March ...Natural Gas prices are so High in Turkey ...lf your monthly salary is 8k Turkish liras (nearly 1k dollars),You can
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.