Cost of Living in Karaj

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$669
$1584
🛋️ Without rent
$335
$951
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$334
$633
🍽️ Food
$231
$597
🚐 Transport
$36.5
$93.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$420
🏙️ Population
1.59M

The average cost of living in Karaj is $669, which is in the top 28% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6645th out of 9294 in our global list and 13th out of 102 in Iran.

The median after-tax salary is $420, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 6678th (TOP 72%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Iran. With an estimated population of 1.59M, Karaj is the 4th largest city in Iran.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmNaja Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate26.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank5042Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute
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Prices in Karaj

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.65
☕ Cappuccino
$1.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$387
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$246
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$808
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$496
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$32.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2079
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1116

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.47
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.35

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.3

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.23
👖 Brand Jeans
$38
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$139
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1509

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