Cost of living in İzmir, Turkey

List of prices in İzmir, Turkey. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 19TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.85TL
12 eggs, large 11TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.34TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 16TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.87TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.51TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 8TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 46TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 4.09TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.73TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,173TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,309TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 340TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,603TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,073TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 337TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 55TL
40” flat screen TV 1,451TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 470TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 20TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 216TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 175TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 325TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 230TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 129,966TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6TL
Monthly ticket public transport 162TL
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) 13TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 27TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 160TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 12TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 13TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 7TL
Tube of toothpaste 13TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 29TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 90TL
2 tickets to the movies 40TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 121TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 186TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 38TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 16TL
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,915TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.93TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 164TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 14TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,121 prices entered by 118 different people.
Latest price update: December 12, 2018.

İzmir position in our World Ranking

the world
313th
out of 337
middle east
19th
out of 24
turkey
2nd
out of 4

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4th
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