Cost of living in Jerusalem, Israel

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 65 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 52 ₪
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 19 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 13 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.36 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 26 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 9 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.44 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 10 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 48 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 8 ₪
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 6,265 ₪
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 4,949 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 733 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 4,234 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,946 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 292 ₪
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 80 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,327 ₪
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 450 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 25 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 49 ₪
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 344 ₪
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 267 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 460 ₪
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 587 ₪
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 138,831 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 228 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 66 ₪
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30 ₪
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 25 ₪
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 342 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 31 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 23 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 20 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 9 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 14 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 52 ₪
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 171 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 76 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 452 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 304 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 41 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 15 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 26 ₪
iPod nano 16GB 850 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.96 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 339 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 33 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 384 prices entered by 39 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2017.

Jerusalem position in our World Ranking

the world
39th
out of 234
middle east
3rd
out of 16

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

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3rd
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