Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel

Summary of cost of living in Tel Aviv

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 18,466 ₪
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 10,520 ₪
  • Tel Aviv is the most expensive city in Middle East (1 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in Tel Aviv is more expensive than in 88% of cities in the World (26 out of 200)

List of prices in Tel Aviv, Israel. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 66 ₪
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 54 ₪
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 21 ₪
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 6 ₪
12 eggs, large 13 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 ₪
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 25 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 11 ₪
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.92 ₪
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 9 ₪
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 69 ₪
2 liters of coca-cola 9 ₪
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 5.00 ₪
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 8,750 ₪
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 6,622 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 684 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 5,497 ₪
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 4,278 ₪
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 438 ₪
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 67 ₪
40” flat screen tv 1,474 ₪
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 383 ₪
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 31 ₪
Hourly rate for cleaning help 50 ₪
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 320 ₪
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 173 ₪
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 402 ₪
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 434 ₪
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 137,034 ₪
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.83 ₪
Monthly ticket public transport 254 ₪
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 68 ₪
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 26 ₪
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 24 ₪
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 377 ₪
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 33 ₪
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 19 ₪
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 16 ₪
4 rolls of toilet paper 7 ₪
Tube of toothpaste 11 ₪
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 73 ₪
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 156 ₪
2 tickets to the movies 83 ₪
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 272 ₪
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 270 ₪
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 50 ₪
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 ₪
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 27 ₪
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,422 ₪
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.98 ₪
1 month of gym membership in business district 258 ₪
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 34 ₪
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 484 prices entered by 63 different people.
Latest price update: January 16, 2021

Tel Aviv position in our World Ranking

the world
26th
out of 200
middle east
1st
out of 14

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

the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
middle east
1st
middle east
1st

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