Cost of living in Ankara, Turkey

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 30TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.84TL
12 eggs, large 10TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.84TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 15TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.25TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.89TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 44TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 3.16TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.33TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,753TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,127TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 351TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,589TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,017TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 262TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 53TL
40” flat screen TV 1,552TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 387TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 21TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 140TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 106TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 212TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 201TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 95,062TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.11TL
Monthly ticket public transport 137TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 23TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 12TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 16TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 154TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 14TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.06TL
Tube of toothpaste 11TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 76TL
2 tickets to the movies 30TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 46TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 151TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 26TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 9TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 14TL
iPod nano 16GB 752TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.69TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 156TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 12TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,837 prices entered by 180 different people.
Latest price update: June 27, 2017.

Ankara position in our World Ranking

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218th
out of 270
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15th
out of 19
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2nd
out of 4

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