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Cost of Living in Turkey

Cost of Living in Turkey

 

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (20,209.39TL) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are (5,808.64TL) without rent.

 

Restaurants
                                                     Range

 

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 TL 30.00 100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 TL 150.00 850.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 55.00 TL 48.00 60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 30.00 TL 20.00 50.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 40.00 TL 28.00  65.00
Cappuccino (regular) 23.12 TL 15.00 44.58
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.67 TL 6.00 15.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 3.42 TL 2.00 8.00

 

Markets
                                                     Range

 

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 11.48 TL 7.50 15.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 7.61 TL 3.00 13.50
Rice (white), (1kg) 18.97 TL 12.00 30.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 22.34 TL 14.00 35.64
Local Cheese (1kg) 84.13 TL 49.00 120.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 55.98 TL 30.00 80.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 135.69 TL 96.00 160.00
Apples (1kg) 10.73 TL 5.00 16.00
Banana (1kg) 18.10 TL 11.90 35.00
Oranges (1kg) 9.42 TL 5.00 20.00
Tomato (1kg) 18.12 TL 7.50 30.00
Potato (1kg) 7.10 TL 4.0012.00
Onion (1kg) 4.53 TL 1.959.00
Lettuce (1 head) 12.43 TL 5.0020.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.04 TL 2.337.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 TL 60.00170.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24.57 TL 20.0035.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.23 TL 20.0050.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 26.00 TL 25.0030.00

 

Transportation
                                                     Range

 

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.50 TL 4.699.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 TL 200.00609.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 TL 7.0020.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 TL 4.0010.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 TL 31.00100.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 20.72 TL 18.9023.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 617,500.00 TL 500,000.00661,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 470,572.61 TL 420,000.00599,933.33

 

Utilities (Monthly)
                                                     Range

 

Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,094.01 TL 680.00 2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.29 TL 0.50 2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 137.08 TL 100.00 200.00

 

Sports And Leisure
                                                     Range

 

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 277.30 TL 150.00500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 189.92 TL 100.00300.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 TL 30.0065.00

 

Childcare
                                                     Range

 

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,843.64 TL 1,800.005,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 64,873.45 TL 30,000.00150,000.00

 

Clothing And Shoes
                                                     Range

 

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 497.31 TL 200.001,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 430.14 TL 200.00800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 919.17 TL 500.001,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 651.45 TL 300.001,500.00

 

Rent Per Month
                                                     Range

 

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,586.03 TL 1,800.008,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,002.52 TL 1,000.004,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,585.91 TL 3,000.0015,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,029.29 TL 2,000.009,000.00

 

 Buy Apartment Price
                                                     Range

 

Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,739.50 TL 7,300.0030,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,160.31 TL 5,000.0019,000.00

 

Salaries And Financing
                                                     Range

 

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,209.82 TL
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 20.00 14.0027.72

 

Prices in Turkey

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Last update: May 2022
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