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 3,925 prices entered by 366 different people.
Latest price update: August 01, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ﷼ 183,826
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 128,384
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 63,263
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 21,827
12 eggs, large ﷼ 44,032
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 26,346
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 62,568
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 41,259
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 35,810
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼ 20,143
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼ 434,142
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼ 26,183
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 14,834
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 35,696,600
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 979,799
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 533,490
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 ﷼ 77,526
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 2,770,000
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,767,380
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 3,648,870
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 1,247,310
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 ﷼ 7,993
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, ...) ﷼ 42,757
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 96,364
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 110,633
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 97,436
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 52,359
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 53,363
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 137,595
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 319,718
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 101,374
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 276,667
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ﷼ 756,311
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 ﷼ 682,447
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ﷼ 71,954

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