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London vs Tehran
Lon vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Lon
Outside city centre
Thr
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Lon
Outside city centre
Thr
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Lon
Outside city centre
Thr
Lon

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Tehran
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Lon

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Thr
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Thr
Lon
White bread 500g
Thr
Lon
Eggs 12
Thr
Lon
White rice 1kg
Thr
Lon

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
London

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Thr
Lon
Beef round 1kg
Thr
Lon
Local cheese 1kg
Thr
Lon

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Lon

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Thr
Lon

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Thr
Lon
1 pair men's leather shoes
Thr
Lon

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth