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Tehran vs New York
Thr vs Nyc

Average net salary (After tax)

New York
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Thr
Outside city centre
Nyc
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Nyc
Thr
Outside city centre
Nyc
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Nyc
Thr
Outside city centre
Nyc
Thr

Mortgage rates

New York
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

New York
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Nyc
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Nyc
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Nyc
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Nyc
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

New York
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Nyc
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

New York
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Nyc
Thr
Lettuce 1 head
Nyc
Thr
Tomatoes 1kg
Nyc
Thr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Nyc
Thr
Oranges 1 head
Nyc
Thr
Bananas 1kg
Nyc
Thr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

New York
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in New York are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Nyc
Thr
Market 0.5L bottle
Nyc
Thr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Thr
Market 0.33L bottle
Nyc
Thr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

New York
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Nyc
Thr

Summer dress

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

Nyc
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

New York
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Nyc $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth