Cost of living in İzmir, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in İzmir

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,137TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,545TL
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 71% of cities in Middle East (12 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 92% of cities in the World (245 out of 266)

List of prices in İzmir, Turkey. Current as of Feb 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 34TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 24TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5.13TL
12 eggs, large 11TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.46TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 19TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.18TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.75TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 56TL
2 liters of coca-cola 5.35TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.84TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,834TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,882TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 360TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,141TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,430TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 346TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 67TL
40” flat screen tv 2,046TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 682TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 29TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 23TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 223TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 160TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 411TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 305TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 170,842TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7TL
Monthly ticket public transport 202TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 35TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 192TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 18TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 8TL
Tube of toothpaste 14TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 34TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 96TL
2 tickets to the movies 43TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 126TL
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 205TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 38TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 20TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,089TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.81TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 172TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 16TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 672 prices entered by 64 different people.
Latest price update: February 26, 2020

İzmir position in our World Ranking

the world
245th
out of 266
middle east
12th
out of 17
turkey
2nd
out of 5

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

the world
2nd
the world
5th
middle east
1st
middle east
2nd
middle east
2nd
middle east
2nd

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