Cost of living in Haifa, Israel

Summary of cost of living in Haifa

Family of four estimated monthly costs: 14,588 ₪
Single person estimated monthly costs: 6,477 ₪
Cost of living in Haifa is more expensive than in 78% of cities in Middle East (6 out of 23)
Cost of living in Haifa is more expensive than in 78% of cities in the World (69 out of 304)

List of prices in Haifa, Israel. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 58 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 51 ₪
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 17 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.85 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 27 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.34 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 51 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 8 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7 ₪
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,373 ₪
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,269 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 825 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,796 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,070 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 523 ₪
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 77 ₪
40” flat screen TV 1,593 ₪
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 437 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 29 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 49 ₪
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 365 ₪
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 172 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 426 ₪
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 447 ₪
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 141,481 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 219 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 87 ₪
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 31 ₪
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 31 ₪
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 392 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 33 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 20 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 17 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.45 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 12 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 56 ₪
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 169 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 82 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 258 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 247 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 42 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 28 ₪
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,129 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.72 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 266 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 36 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 286 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: December 05, 2019

Haifa position in our World Ranking

the world
69th
out of 304
middle east
6th
out of 23

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

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

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