Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 56 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 45 ₪
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 12 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.31 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 34 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 ₪
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 4.29 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 10 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 52 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.91 ₪
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,321 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 652 ₪
Internet 8MB (1 month) 105 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,601 ₪
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 621 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 35 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 48 ₪
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 341 ₪
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 209 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 492 ₪
1 pair of leather business shoes 455 ₪
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 150,063 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 249 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 57 ₪
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 26 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 28 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 18 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 8 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 17 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 61 ₪
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 129 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 80 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 310 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 334 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 46 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 30 ₪
iPod nano 16GB 1,151 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.60 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 296 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 31 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,081 prices entered by 470 different people.
Latest price update: May 03, 2015.

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

the world
44th
out of 190
middle east
2nd
out of 10

Cheapest and most expensive products in Tel Aviv compared to other cities:

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1st
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
5th
middle east
1st
middle east
1st

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