Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 55 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 43 ₪
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 13 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.61 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 30 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 ₪
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 4.50 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 54 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3.72 ₪
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,662 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 659 ₪
Internet 8MB (1 month) 92 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,462 ₪
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) 345 ₪
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 188 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 468 ₪
1 pair of leather business shoes 460 ₪
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 142,371 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 251 ₪
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, ...) 29 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 25 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 18 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.34 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 15 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 54 ₪
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 147 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 78 ₪
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 45 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 30 ₪
iPod nano 16GB 1,117 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.60 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 294 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 33 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,361 prices entered by 494 different people.
Latest price update: July 07, 2015.

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

the world
42nd
out of 201
middle east
4th
out of 13

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

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2nd
the world
5th
the world
5th
the world
5th
middle east
1st
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1st

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