Cologne vs Izmir - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Izmir
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$488
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1241
🏠 One person rent
$800
$188
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$345
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$172
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$79.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$306
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
91
67
😀 Quality of life
95
68
🏙️ Population
1.08M
4.32M

The cost of living in Cologne is 208% more expensive than in Izmir. Cities ranked 2657th and 8423rd ($1502 vs $488) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 4th in Germany and Turkey, respectively. Check Germany vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.6 months in Izmir. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Izmir ranked 3rd in Turkey, while ranked 15th and 3065th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Izmir
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$3.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$197
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$129
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$390
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$249
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$38
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$59.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$7.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
20.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$932
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$563
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$4.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$5.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$9.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$5.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$1.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$3.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$1.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$18
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$2.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$7.24
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$28.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$62.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$157
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$3379

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Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

Cities near Izmir

Distance City Cost of living
34 km or 21 mi Manisa
$355
50 km or 31 mi Turgutlu
$311
63 km or 39 mi Kusadasi
$345
64 km or 39 mi Tire
$320
87 km or 54 mi Chios
$798
87 km or 54 mi Salihli
$321
88 km or 55 mi Aydin
$287
93 km or 58 mi Mytilene
$825
95 km or 59 mi Soma
$317
117 km or 73 mi Nazilli
$308
152 km or 94 mi Balikesir
$359
155 km or 96 mi Bodrum
$387
171 km or 106 mi Mugla
$479
185 km or 115 mi Denizli
$356
192 km or 119 mi Mykonos
$1341
199 km or 124 mi Usak
$444
200 km or 124 mi Marmaris
$529
203 km or 126 mi Canakkale
$322
227 km or 141 mi Bandirma
$287
240 km or 149 mi Rhodes
$995
257 km or 160 mi Bursa
$531
265 km or 164 mi Fethiye
$426
268 km or 167 mi Santorini
$1010
271 km or 168 mi Kutahya
$324
276 km or 171 mi Inegol
$328
286 km or 178 mi Burdur
$319
288 km or 179 mi Tekirdag
$292
292 km or 181 mi Alexandroupoli
$769
292 km or 182 mi Kifissia
$1182
298 km or 185 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
299 km or 186 mi Nea Ionia
$889
300 km or 186 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$885
302 km or 187 mi Argyroupoli
$811
302 km or 188 mi Glyfada
$1267
303 km or 188 mi Voula
$846
303 km or 188 mi Athens
$1059
304 km or 189 mi Nea Smyrni
$991
305 km or 189 mi Kallithea
$889
305 km or 190 mi Peristeri
$973
305 km or 190 mi Palaio Faliro
$920