Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 58 ₪
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 16 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.49 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 31 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 ₪
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 4.38 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 10 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 54 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.49 ₪
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,677 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 641 ₪
Internet 8MB (1 month) 97 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,666 ₪
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 578 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 34 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 47 ₪
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 333 ₪
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 185 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 458 ₪
1 pair of leather business shoes 460 ₪
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 142,270 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 252 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 59 ₪
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 31 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 25 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 26 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 16 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.34 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 14 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 54 ₪
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 138 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 78 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 323 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 343 ₪
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 1,117 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.63 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 314 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 32 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,528 prices entered by 510 different people.
Latest price update: September 02, 2015.

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

the world
46th
out of 194
middle east
4th
out of 12

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

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3rd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
middle east
1st
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1st
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1st

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