Cost of living in İzmir, Turkey

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25TL
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 2.69TL
12 eggs, large 8TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.50TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.13TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.95TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 39TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 3.48TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.21TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,745TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,026TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 329TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,449TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 859TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 416TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 48TL
40” flat screen TV 1,727TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 478TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 28TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 155TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 98TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 211TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 201TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 99,046TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.12TL
Monthly ticket public transport 131TL
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) 10TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 22TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 153TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.46TL
Tube of toothpaste 9TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 21TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 96TL
2 tickets to the movies 38TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 60TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 202TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 25TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 13TL
iPod nano 16GB 720TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.51TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 113TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 13TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,185 prices entered by 128 different people.
Latest price update: July 26, 2017.

İzmir position in our World Ranking

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241st
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16th
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3rd
out of 4

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