Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 4,137 prices entered by 392 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ﷼ 192,086
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 133,271
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 63,089
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 23,818
12 eggs, large ﷼ 43,767
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 27,200
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 69,096
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 39,533
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 26,167
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 ﷼ 22,607
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 13,785
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 37,440,700
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 900,984
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 424,561
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 ﷼ 78,389
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 2,020,140
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,821,690
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 3,318,720
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 2,217,010
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼ 1,045,450,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼ 9,974
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼ 240,650
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ﷼ 150,748
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ﷼ 34,357
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 136,818
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 130,000
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 130,545
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 56,197
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 59,818
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 155,792
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 416,331
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 100,572
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 369,863
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ﷼ 966,667
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ﷼ 220,809
Capuccino in expat area of the city ﷼ 93,636
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 ﷼ 1,019,210
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ﷼ 73,357

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