Cost of living in Mersin, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in Mersin

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 8,563TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 3,289TL
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in Mersin, Turkey. Current as of Dec 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 23TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 24TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.51TL
12 eggs, large 9TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.99TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.68TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.80TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 10TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 49TL
2 liters of coca-cola 4.42TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.21TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,965TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,113TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 419TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,375TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 908TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 430TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 57TL
40” flat screen tv 1,526TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 424TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 19TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 18TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 214TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 165TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 400TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 329TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 129,763TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.79TL
Monthly ticket public transport 96TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 33TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 15TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 170TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 17TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.83TL
Tube of toothpaste 11TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 19TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 70TL
2 tickets to the movies 33TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 317TL
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 33TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 15TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,038TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.47TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 199TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 16TL
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 210 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: December 04, 2020

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