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 18 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 12 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.30 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 31 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 ₪
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 4.56 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 52 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.08 ₪
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,551 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 578 ₪
Internet 8MB (1 month) 92 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,746 ₪
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 578 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 34 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 48 ₪
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 353 ₪
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 208 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 476 ₪
1 pair of leather business shoes 492 ₪
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 145,561 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 244 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 59 ₪
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 29 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 27 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 19 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.69 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 17 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 56 ₪
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 161 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 80 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 309 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 351 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 44 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 29 ₪
iPod nano 16GB 1,151 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.64 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 306 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 32 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,220 prices entered by 478 different people.
Latest price update: May 22, 2015.

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

the world
43rd
out of 189
middle east
3rd
out of 9

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

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

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