Cost of living in Tehran, Iran

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ﷼‎ 247,494
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ﷼‎ 217,585
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼‎ 77,463
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼‎ 28,193
12 eggs, large ﷼‎ 68,700
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼‎ 27,777
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼‎ 97,743
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼‎ 44,249
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ﷼‎ 23,547
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola ﷼‎ 30,851
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼‎ 19,519
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 49,153,700
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 29,280,300
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼‎ 4,768,050
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ﷼‎ 37,196,500
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ﷼‎ 22,113,800
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ﷼‎ 1,334,560
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ﷼‎ 655,292
40” flat screen TV ﷼‎ 22,291,300
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 12,570,000
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼‎ 133,257
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼‎ 200,769
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ﷼‎ 1,901,770
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ﷼‎ 2,127,080
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 4,487,220
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ﷼‎ 3,046,870
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼‎ 987,903,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼‎ 10,000
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼‎ 832,600
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ﷼‎ 182,642
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 95,182
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ﷼‎ 124,355
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ﷼‎ 533,763
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ﷼‎ 132,314
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼‎ 147,750
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼‎ 131,356
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼‎ 66,353
Tube of toothpaste ﷼‎ 65,983
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 246,628
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼‎ 626,625
2 tickets to the movies ﷼‎ 221,829
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼‎ 1,260,280
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ﷼‎ 1,139,170
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 134,819
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ﷼‎ 23,212,400
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼‎ 20,937
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼‎ 1,555,760
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ﷼‎ 107,173
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,098 prices entered by 520 different people.
Latest price update: June 21, 2018.

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