Cost of living in Ankara, Turkey

List of prices in Ankara, Turkey. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 32TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 20TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.03TL
12 eggs, large 10TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.63TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4.28TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.69TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 8TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 51TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 4.03TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.18TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,748TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,262TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 557TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,781TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,094TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 244TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 53TL
40” flat screen TV 1,721TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 312TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 187TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 165TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 316TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 235TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 124,170TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6TL
Monthly ticket public transport 155TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 28TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 12TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 19TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 156TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 16TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 7TL
Tube of toothpaste 13TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 26TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 69TL
2 tickets to the movies 35TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 126TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 138TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 29TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 10TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 15TL
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,253TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.45TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 153TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 13TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,154 prices entered by 152 different people.
Latest price update: January 18, 2019.

Ankara position in our World Ranking

the world
310th
out of 328
middle east
21st
out of 25
turkey
3rd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Ankara compared to other cities:

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2nd
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