Cost of Living in Istanbul

Turkey

Summary

Cost of living in Istanbul, Turkey is $719 and it seems expensive according to the average monthly salary which is $529. For more insights check the list of average prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$719
Cost of Living
$529
Average Salary
$433
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Price
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$333.35
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$198.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$644.55
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$365.92

Salaries And Financing

Name
Price
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$529.14
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%22.375

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Price
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$71.52
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$18.38

Markets

Name
Price
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$0.39
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.86
Local Cheese (1kg)
$5.57
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$8.11
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.1
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.7
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$2.82
Apples (1kg)
$1.01
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$3.92
Oranges (1kg)
$0.92
Potato (1kg)
$0.86
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.77
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.5
Tomato (1kg)
$1.12
Banana (1kg)
$1.98
Onion (1kg)
$0.91
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.13

Transportation

Name
Price
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.53
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$34.2
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$26,405.28
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$0.81
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.51
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$4.41
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,509.33

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Price
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$42.92
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$28.27
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$69.28
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$60.27

Restaurants

Name
Price
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$5.04
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$19.71
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$3.86
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$2.87
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.62
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.85
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.35
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.09

Sports And Leisure

Name
Price
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$29.85
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$20.31
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$4.35

Childcare

Name
Price
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$316.01
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$7,027.21

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$1,561.85
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$761.29