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 4,066 prices entered by 378 different people.
Latest price update: October 30, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ﷼ 190,172
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 129,251
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 61,463
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 22,414
12 eggs, large ﷼ 44,788
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 26,448
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 61,780
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 40,434
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 31,550
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼ 20,091
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼ 434,142
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼ 24,794
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 14,811
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 36,747,200
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 985,848
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 496,236
40” flat screen TV ﷼ 28,203,900
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ﷼ 7,489,130
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼ 76,818
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼ 60,403
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 2,745,450
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,748,940
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 3,884,830
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 1,555,910
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼ 1,050,000,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼ 8,759
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼ 243,415
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ﷼ 137,796
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ﷼ 41,998
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 126,364
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 125,000
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 118,057
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 58,276
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 54,326
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 149,914
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 372,881
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 100,881
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 348,136
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ﷼ 933,333
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) ﷼ 2,481
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼ 720,378
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ﷼ 68,000

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