Cost of Living in Turkey

Summary of cost of living in Turkey:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 227.50 TL 110.00-400.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 TL 600.00-2,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 TL 170.00-250.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 TL 47.00-150.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 TL 70.00-180.00
Cappuccino (regular) 77.97 TL 45.00-140.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 35.21 TL 20.00-60.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.77 TL 8.00-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 103.16 TL 81.39-152.46
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.75 TL 8.00-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.91 TL 15.88-35.83
Eggs (regular) (12) 51.68 TL 36.00-88.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 108.29 TL 68.04-181.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 82.07 TL 43.09-95.25
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 200.27 TL 163.29-284.02
Apples (1 lb) 14.67 TL 9.07-20.41
Banana (1 lb) 20.30 TL 14.77-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 15.69 TL 6.80-22.68
Tomato (1 lb) 13.12 TL 9.03-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 8.82 TL 6.35-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 5.87 TL 4.42-11.34
Lettuce (1 head) 29.56 TL 15.00-40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.25 TL 5.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300.00 TL 170.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.70 TL 40.00-75.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 79.31 TL 55.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 TL 54.00-65.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 17.00 TL 14.20-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,177.00 TL 250.00-1,389.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 31.92 TL 20.00-31.92
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 36.85 TL 28.34-36.85
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 254.32 TL 165.00-254.32
Gasoline (1 gallon) 147.13 TL 130.60-160.88
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,347,700.00 TL 1,347,700.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,361,703.05 TL 1,200,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,958.21 TL 1,020.00-3,500.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 244.98 TL 150.00-350.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 332.96 TL 250.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,100.36 TL 500.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 426.24 TL 250.00-600.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 TL 100.00-250.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,551.56 TL 6,000.00-25,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 238,204.89 TL 97,715.01-570,004.21
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,463.94 TL 600.00-2,699.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,124.08 TL 500.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,727.64 TL 1,628.58-4,071.46
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,407.49 TL 1,100.00-4,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,823.33 TL 10,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,487.83 TL 8,000.00-20,871.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,879.40 TL 18,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,004.01 TL 13,000.00-38,265.14
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,697.10 TL 2,787.07-11,148.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,499.39 TL 1,858.05-6,967.67
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,459.07 TL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 33.99 18.00-50.00

Prices in Turkey

This country had 18920 entries in the past 12 months by 1543 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in Turkey

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Istanbul 37.5 17.5 27.9 34.1 34.5 45.5
Antalya 35.9 14.5 25.7 30.9 33.8 35.9
Izmir 34.1 11.3 23.2 31.7 27.4 49.8
Ankara 33.3 12.3 23.3 31.4 24.3 50.2
Bursa 31.6 11.3 21.9 29.1 25.9 50.2
Mersin 31.3 9.5 20.9 29.3 20.7 50.4
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