Cost of living in Ankara, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in Ankara

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 10,244TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 3,953TL
  • Ankara is the 4th cheapest city in Middle East (18 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Ankara is cheaper than in 95% of cities in the World (269 out of 282)

List of prices in Ankara, Turkey. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 33TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 21TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.36TL
12 eggs, large 10TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.20TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 18TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.00TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.60TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 59TL
2 liters of coca-cola 5.02TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.96TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,308TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,483TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 492TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,045TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,181TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 364TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 60TL
40” flat screen tv 2,332TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 453TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 20TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 263TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 172TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 346TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 316TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 169,670TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6TL
Monthly ticket public transport 145TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 31TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 14TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 18TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 159TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 17TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 18TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 14TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 8TL
Tube of toothpaste 16TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 31TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 100TL
2 tickets to the movies 38TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 141TL
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 204TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 33TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 21TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,878TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.52TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 199TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 16TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 984 prices entered by 107 different people.
Latest price update: January 29, 2020

Ankara position in our World Ranking

the world
269th
out of 282
middle east
18th
out of 21
turkey
3rd
out of 5

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

the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th
the world
5th
middle east
1st

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