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Seattle vs Tehran
Sea vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Sea
Outside city centre
Thr
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Sea
Outside city centre
Thr
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Sea
Outside city centre
Thr
Sea

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Sea

Summer dress

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

Thr
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth