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Tehran vs Caracas
Thr vs Car

Average net salary (After tax)

Caracas
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Thr
Outside city centre
Car
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Thr
Outside city centre
Car
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Car
Thr
Outside city centre
Car
Thr

Mortgage rates

Caracas
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Caracas
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Car
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Car
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Car
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Car
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Caracas
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Car
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Caracas
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Car
Thr
Lettuce 1 head
Car
Thr
Tomatoes 1kg
Car
Thr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Car
Thr
Oranges 1 head
Car
Thr
Bananas 1kg
Car
Thr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Caracas
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Caracas are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Car
Thr
Market 0.5L bottle
Car
Thr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Car
Thr
Market 0.33L bottle
Car
Thr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Caracas
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Car
Thr

Summer dress

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

Car
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Caracas
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Car $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Car $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth