Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district ﷼ 174,485
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 144,267
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 54,794
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 23,799
12 eggs, large ﷼ 54,680
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 24,898
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 72,339
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 39,163
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 19,785
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼ 20,739
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼ 404,087
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼ 23,595
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 13,333
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 31,651,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 882,766
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 546,161
40” flat screen TV ﷼ 20,544,700
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ﷼ 6,958,040
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼ 81,814
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼ 76,723
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 1,633,820
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,667,100
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 2,756,080
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 1,296,410
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼ 1,140,540,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼ 10,107
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼ 229,483
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ﷼ 138,749
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ﷼ 33,110
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 127,691
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 128,736
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 97,155
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 48,891
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 60,803
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 160,074
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 337,495
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 108,290
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 387,707
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert ﷼ 932,413
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ﷼ 215,201
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼ 86,838
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ﷼ 89,957
iPod nano 16GB ﷼ 6,572,730
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼ 1,809
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼ 695,409
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ﷼ 73,778
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,324 prices entered by 404 different people.
Latest price update: June 01, 2015.

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