Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

Summary of cost of living in Tehran

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ﷼‎ 1,140,352,070
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ﷼‎ 569,555,763
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Tehran
Current as of Jun 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ﷼‎ 5,359,960
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ﷼‎ 3,331,530
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼‎ 3,281,420
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼‎ 393,837
12 eggs, large ﷼‎ 647,348
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼‎ 322,698
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼‎ 3,672,470
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼‎ 418,723
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ﷼‎ 249,448
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of coca-cola ﷼‎ 414,145
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼‎ 219,375
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ﷼‎ 585,912,000
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ﷼‎ 196,410,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼‎ 96,234,200
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ﷼‎ 287,288,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ﷼‎ 170,153,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ﷼‎ 24,099,600
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ﷼‎ 2,382,330
40” flat screen tv ﷼‎ 145,263,000
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 126,611,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼‎ 1,756,190
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼‎ 1,232,660
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ﷼‎ 11,093,200
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ﷼‎ 21,479,800
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 63,198,200
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ﷼‎ 28,573,100
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼‎ 20,327,200,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼‎ 31,206
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼‎ 4,621,090
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ﷼‎ 2,484,480
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 1,460,410
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ﷼‎ 718,567
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ﷼‎ 4,145,920
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ﷼‎ 471,460
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼‎ 1,938,360
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼‎ 689,942
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼‎ 718,978
Tube of toothpaste ﷼‎ 886,658
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 1,441,310
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼‎ 4,848,440
2 tickets to the movies ﷼‎ 1,068,360
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼‎ 8,341,840
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ﷼‎ 11,910,200
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 710,525
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ﷼‎ 271,231,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼‎ 16,071
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼‎ 9,126,060
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ﷼‎ 1,358,100
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 611 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: June 18, 2024

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