Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,974 prices entered by 372 different people.
Latest price update: September 22, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ﷼ 183,026
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 128,320
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 64,362
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 22,228
12 eggs, large ﷼ 45,206
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 26,448
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 61,271
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 41,350
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 35,118
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼ 20,167
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼ 434,142
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼ 26,039
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 14,619
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 36,182,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 981,128
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 563,084
40” flat screen TV ﷼ 28,595,600
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ﷼ 8,541,670
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼ 76,818
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼ 75,269
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 2,745,450
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,642,910
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 3,670,550
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 1,358,500
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼ 837,500,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼ 8,081
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼ 260,059
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ﷼ 137,796
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ﷼ 37,152
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 97,273
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 114,253
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 93,607
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 52,170
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 53,363
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 142,767
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 327,848
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 102,430
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 276,667
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ﷼ 788,288
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ﷼ 220,809
Capuccino in expat area of the city ﷼ 83,694
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ﷼ 105,182
iPod nano 16GB ﷼ 6,572,730
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼ 2,471
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼ 716,797
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ﷼ 70,105

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