Cost of Living in Jerusalem

Summary about cost of living in Jerusalem, Israel:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ₪ 50.00-80.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 290.00 ₪ 200.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 57.50 ₪ 50.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 28.00 ₪ 15.00-35.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 ₪ 20.47-40.00
Cappuccino (regular) 12.62 ₪ 10.00-18.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.02 ₪ 6.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.37 ₪ 5.00-8.53
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.26 ₪ 19.57-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.12 ₪ 4.03-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.22 ₪ 3.63-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.70 ₪ 9.20-18.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.08 ₪ 8.16-40.82
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 15.17 ₪ 10.43-18.14
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.49 ₪ 22.68-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 5.14 ₪ 4.08-6.35
Banana (1 lb) 2.86 ₪ 2.27-6.58
Oranges (1 lb) 2.48 ₪ 1.81-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 2.58 ₪ 1.36-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.99 ₪ 1.36-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.65 ₪ 1.36-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 5.43 ₪ 3.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 5.49 ₪ 2.00-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35.00 ₪ 30.00-55.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.01 ₪ 7.00-12.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.67 ₪ 7.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 ₪ 34.00-35.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 ₪ 5.90-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 211.50 ₪ 208.50-240.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 ₪ 10.48-16.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.95 ₪ 4.83-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.35 ₪ 50.00-100.20
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.88 ₪ 24.23-27.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 ₪ 110,000.00-135,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,212.50 ₪ 129,000.00-136,900.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 480.95 ₪ 300.00-850.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.47 ₪ 0.10-0.80
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 94.78 ₪ 68.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 256.43 ₪ 150.00-400.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.00 ₪ 40.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 ₪ 35.00-45.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,425.00 ₪ 1,600.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,833.33 ₪ 9,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 287.38 ₪ 190.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 185.71 ₪ 99.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 407.14 ₪ 260.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 431.25 ₪ 350.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,211.11 ₪ 3,800.00-6,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,462.45 ₪ 2,700.00-4,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,653.85 ₪ 5,800.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,570.00 ₪ 5,000.00-7,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,578.94 ₪ 2,787.07-5,574.14
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,214.17 ₪ 1,672.24-3,530.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,733.33 ₪
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.80 2.00-7.00

Prices in Jerusalem

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Last update: June 2022
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6 Comments so far
katerosk on Apr 04, 2022:
Would not it be more accurate to include inflation in the cost of living index of a country or a city? As it greatly affects the purchasing power of citizens.
Bob on Mar 19, 2022:
To Abdul, what Planet are you living on.Certainly not Earth. Maybe your planet is called Deception ?
Abdul on Apr 01, 2021:
Jerusalem is an amazing palestinian city. It's very developed and with high salary thanks to Palestinians.
Mariah Rena on Dec 09, 2019:
Was thinking of relocating to the area but the cost of living is relatively high thanks for the help
Anonymous on Oct 08, 2019:
That's not high priced at all for a combo meal
Tess on Jul 09, 2019:
A combo meal at McDonald's for one person is $45.00-60.00? that's disgusting!