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Cost of Living in Ankara | Turkey

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$505
$1248
🛋️ Without rent
$304
$949
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$201
$299
🍽️ Food
$170
$435
🚐 Transport
$78.8
$211
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$467
🏙️ Population
5.5M

The average cost of living in Ankara is $505, which is in the top 17% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7662nd out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 128 in Turkey.

The median after-tax salary is $467, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 932nd (TOP 11%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Turkey. With an estimated population of 5.5M, Ankara is the 2nd largest city in Turkey.

✈️ Closest airport14 kmEtimesgut Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate18.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank370Middle East Technical University
Cost of living in Ankara infographic

Prices in Ankara

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.93
☕ Cappuccino
$1.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.66

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.63
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$204
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$128
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$194
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$70.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
16.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$821
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$497

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.04
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$269
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5646

Ankara Cost of Living comparison