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Tehran vs Seattle
Thr vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Thr
Outside city centre
Sea
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Thr
Outside city centre
Sea
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Thr
Outside city centre
Sea
Thr

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Thr

Summer dress

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

Sea
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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