Cost of living in İzmir, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in İzmir

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,806TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,795TL
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 73% of cities in Middle East (11 out of 15)
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 92% of cities in the World (219 out of 239)

List of prices in İzmir, Turkey. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 38TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 26TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5.42TL
12 eggs, large 10TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 3.82TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 20TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.50TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.77TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 11TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 56TL
2 liters of coca-cola 5.40TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.62TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,994TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 1,977TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 353TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,215TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,369TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 329TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 67TL
40” flat screen tv 2,253TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 682TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 28TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 23TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 223TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 201TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 489TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 305TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 210,318TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7TL
Monthly ticket public transport 205TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 35TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 192TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 18TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 8TL
Tube of toothpaste 14TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 34TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 96TL
2 tickets to the movies 43TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 126TL
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 205TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 38TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 20TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,182TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.81TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 172TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 16TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 444 prices entered by 48 different people.
Latest price update: July 08, 2020

İzmir position in our World Ranking

the world
219th
out of 239
middle east
11th
out of 15
turkey
2nd
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in İzmir compared to other cities:

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the world
1st
the world
2nd
the world
4th
the world
5th
middle east
1st

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