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 2.73TL
12 eggs, large 9TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.23TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.06TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.88TL
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 3.34TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.17TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,754TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,079TL
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 1,435TL
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) 51TL
40” flat screen TV 1,785TL
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 477TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 29TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 164TL
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 97TL
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 222TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 200TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 102,534TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.12TL
Monthly ticket public transport 132TL
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) 11TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 26TL
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 146TL
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 10TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.89TL
Tube of toothpaste 9TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 19TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 82TL
2 tickets to the movies 38TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 74TL
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 176TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 28TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 13TL
iPad Air 2, 64GB 1,741TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.51TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 116TL
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 13TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,316 prices entered by 142 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2017.

İzmir position in our World Ranking

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264th
out of 322
middle east
17th
out of 21
turkey
3rd
out of 4

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