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 2.78TL
12 eggs, large 8TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.43TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.00TL
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 41TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 3.50TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.27TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,692TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,038TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 334TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,426TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 895TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 404TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 48TL
40” flat screen TV 1,717TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 405TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 33TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 158TL
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) 209TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 201TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 100,365TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.10TL
Monthly ticket public transport 129TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 30TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 11TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 24TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 144TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 15TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13TL
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 1,195 prices entered by 126 different people.
Latest price update: May 29, 2017.

İzmir position in our World Ranking

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203rd
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15th
out of 16

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