Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 57 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 46 ₪
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 19 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 14 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 26 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.03 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 48 ₪
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 7 ₪
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 8,295 ₪
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,601 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 542 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 5,418 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 3,933 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 324 ₪
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 78 ₪
40” flat screen TV 2,255 ₪
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 468 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 50 ₪
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 370 ₪
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 226 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 489 ₪
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 511 ₪
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 139,710 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 239 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 55 ₪
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 33 ₪
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 20 ₪
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 255 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 37 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 26 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 21 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 6 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 15 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 60 ₪
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 154 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 79 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 355 ₪
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 316 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 48 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 15 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 29 ₪
iPod nano 16GB 978 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.42 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 310 ₪
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 34 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,046 prices entered by 167 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2017.

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

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46th
out of 223
middle east
4th
out of 16

Cheapest and most expensive products in Tel Aviv compared to other cities:

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