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Tehran vs Vancouver
Thr vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Thr
Outside city centre
Van
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Thr
Outside city centre
Van
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Thr
Outside city centre
Van
Thr

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Thr
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Thr
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Thr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Thr
Oranges 1 head
Van
Thr
Bananas 1kg
Van
Thr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Thr
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Thr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Thr
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Thr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Thr

Summer dress

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

Van
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Thr $4,070.74/mth