Cost of living in İzmir, Turkey

Summary of cost of living in İzmir

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 12,752TL
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,951TL
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 71% of cities in Middle East (10 out of 14)
  • Cost of living in İzmir is cheaper than in 92% of cities in the World (183 out of 198)

List of prices in İzmir, Turkey. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 33TL
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 27TL
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12TL
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5.92TL
12 eggs, large 12TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.77TL
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 23TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.04TL
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.36TL
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13TL
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 72TL
2 liters of coca-cola 5.25TL
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.32TL
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 2,791TL
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,078TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 662TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,354TL
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,470TL
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 417TL
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 74TL
40” flat screen tv 2,140TL
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 682TL
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27TL
Hourly rate for cleaning help 22TL
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 201TL
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 174TL
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 512TL
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 374TL
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 241,814TL
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7TL
Monthly ticket public transport 227TL
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 46TL
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15TL
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 31TL
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 193TL
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 19TL
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 19TL
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 18TL
4 rolls of toilet paper 10TL
Tube of toothpaste 15TL
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 37TL
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 138TL
2 tickets to the movies 44TL
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 137TL
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 225TL
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 39TL
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16TL
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 22TL
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,493TL
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.89TL
1 month of gym membership in business district 174TL
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 17TL
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 261 prices entered by 35 different people.
Latest price update: March 06, 2021

İzmir position in our World Ranking

the world
183rd
out of 198
middle east
10th
out of 14
turkey
2nd
out of 4

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

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2nd
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the world
3rd

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