Cost of Living in Jerusalem

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1871
$4178
🛋️ Without rent
$842
$2560
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1030
$1618
🍽️ Food
$524
$1366
🚐 Transport
$159
$430
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2835
😀 Quality of life
84
🏙️ Population
919K

The average cost of living in Jerusalem is $1871, which is in the top 20% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1870th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 67 in Israel.

The median after-tax salary is $2835, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 226th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Israel. With an estimated population of 919K, Jerusalem is the 1st largest city in Israel.

✈️ Closest airport 38 km Tel Nof Air Base
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 143 Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Prices in Jerusalem

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$15.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.87
 Cappuccino
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1113
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$865
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1715
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1391
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12080
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7072
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$64.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$716
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6365

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