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 3,630 prices entered by 338 different people.
Latest price update: April 17, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ﷼ 204,737
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼ 130,907
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼ 64,146
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼ 21,128
12 eggs, large ﷼ 46,176
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼ 28,641
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼ 56,240
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼ 43,396
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ﷼ 38,188
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼ 20,167
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼ 443,233
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼ 26,083
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼ 15,530
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼ 38,592,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼ 1,030,680
Internet 8MB (1 month) ﷼ 620,109
40” flat screen TV ﷼ 29,668,200
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ﷼ 8,208,210
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼ 81,718
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼ 92,973
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼ 3,850,000
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ﷼ 1,938,200
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ﷼ 4,198,860
1 pair of leather business shoes ﷼ 1,797,980
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼ 868,182,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼ 7,000
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼ 516,364
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ﷼ 80,712
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ﷼ 52,540
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼ 65,000
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼ 93,165
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼ 97,660
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼ 49,848
Tube of toothpaste ﷼ 58,295
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼ 135,043
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼ 375,354
2 tickets to the movies ﷼ 108,051
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼ 323,239
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ﷼ 786,316
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ﷼ 220,809
Capuccino in expat area of the city ﷼ 71,609
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ﷼ 108,818
iPod nano 16GB ﷼ 5,913,640
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼ 1,826
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼ 771,449
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ﷼ 73,671

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