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 9TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.91TL
12 eggs, large 8TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2.95TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.21TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.68TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 42TL
2 liters of Coca-Cola 3.64TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.66TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,887TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,165TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 300TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,463TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 952TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 298TL
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 49TL
40” flat screen TV 1,517TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 467TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 19TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 182TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 125TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 259TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 206TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 108,614TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.18TL
Monthly ticket public transport 135TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 27TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 11TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 27TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 158TL
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.) 12TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.73TL
Tube of toothpaste 10TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 20TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 116TL
2 tickets to the movies 40TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 117TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 190TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 28TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 14TL
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,843TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.74TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 146TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 13TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,059 prices entered by 121 different people.
Latest price update: February 20, 2018.

İzmir position in our World Ranking

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293rd
out of 340
middle east
17th
out of 22
turkey
2nd
out of 4

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