Cost of living in Bursa, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in Bursa

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,843TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 3,893TL
  • Bursa is the 2nd cheapest city in Turkey (4 out of 5)
  • Bursa is the 3rd cheapest city in Middle East (19 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Bursa is cheaper than in 97% of cities in the World (275 out of 284)

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

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 36TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 20TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.33TL
12 eggs, large 11TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.99TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 17TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.80TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.14TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 10TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 51TL
2 liters of coca-cola 4.36TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.81TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,413TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,466TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 486TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,859TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,022TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 400TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 62TL
40” flat screen tv 1,717TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 446TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 28TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 22TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 211TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 140TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 317TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 270TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 152,804TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7TL
Monthly ticket public transport 148TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 36TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 12TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 18TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 183TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 25TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 7TL
Tube of toothpaste 11TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 31TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 107TL
2 tickets to the movies 33TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 137TL
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 149TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 36TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 18TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,350TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.45TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 196TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 14TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 391 prices entered by 20 different people.
Latest price update: January 25, 2020

Bursa position in our World Ranking

the world
275th
out of 284
middle east
19th
out of 21
turkey
4th
out of 5

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

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the world
1st
the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
3rd

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