Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ﷼‎ 254,350
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼‎ 227,239
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼‎ 79,992
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼‎ 29,987
12 eggs, large ﷼‎ 80,368
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼‎ 30,582
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼‎ 102,795
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼‎ 50,578
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ﷼‎ 24,934
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼‎ 34,068
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼‎ 20,620
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 58,497,700
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 33,339,400
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼‎ 7,334,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 43,119,600
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 24,737,100
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ﷼‎ 2,188,640
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ﷼‎ 609,929
40” flat screen TV ﷼‎ 26,631,300
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 15,022,400
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼‎ 176,558
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼‎ 231,140
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼‎ 1,973,820
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ﷼‎ 2,377,840
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 6,394,230
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ﷼‎ 3,598,450
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼‎ 1,586,820,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼‎ 10,000
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼‎ 728,742
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ﷼‎ 192,987
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 79,800
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ﷼‎ 150,323
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ﷼‎ 550,954
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼‎ 169,213
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼‎ 159,069
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼‎ 172,868
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼‎ 77,556
Tube of toothpaste ﷼‎ 94,934
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 262,975
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼‎ 640,551
2 tickets to the movies ﷼‎ 239,980
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼‎ 1,411,230
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ﷼‎ 1,243,360
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 140,584
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ﷼‎ 29,009,900
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼‎ 7,100
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼‎ 1,742,670
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ﷼‎ 135,303
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,491 prices entered by 554 different people.
Latest price update: October 20, 2018.

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