Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ﷼‎ 251,406
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼‎ 204,519
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼‎ 70,941
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼‎ 27,883
12 eggs, large ﷼‎ 60,192
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼‎ 27,243
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼‎ 94,356
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼‎ 47,134
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ﷼‎ 22,947
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ﷼‎ 31,735
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ﷼‎ 802,737
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼‎ 30,822
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼‎ 17,531
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 46,829,500
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 27,483,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼‎ 2,875,270
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 29,808,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 17,997,400
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ﷼‎ 1,196,230
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ﷼‎ 529,813
40” flat screen TV ﷼‎ 20,981,800
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 11,218,200
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼‎ 114,004
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼‎ 122,246
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼‎ 1,916,430
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ﷼‎ 2,049,910
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 3,938,800
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ﷼‎ 2,999,510
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼‎ 952,042,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼‎ 10,000
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼‎ 578,829
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ﷼‎ 131,041
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 48,165
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ﷼‎ 74,361
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ﷼‎ 333,944
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼‎ 111,476
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼‎ 138,108
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼‎ 107,640
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼‎ 60,558
Tube of toothpaste ﷼‎ 64,996
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 251,486
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼‎ 554,197
2 tickets to the movies ﷼‎ 210,853
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼‎ 698,218
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ﷼‎ 1,154,060
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ﷼‎ 128,943
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 130,514
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ﷼‎ 210,509
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ﷼‎ 23,500,800
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼‎ 949
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼‎ 1,504,540
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ﷼‎ 96,541
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,315 prices entered by 442 different people.
Latest price update: December 16, 2017.

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