Cost of living 2018 in Israel

Hello everyone,

As per our annual tradition, we invite you to share your experiences and tell us more about the average prices of products and services in your town/city/area, so that we have updated information regarding cost of living and inflation in Israel.

Thanks to your contribution, future expats in Israel will be more informed and will be able to refine their budget and better prepare for their big move.

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Israel?

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Israel?

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?

What is your monthly budget for groceries?

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Israel?

How much do you pay for health insurance per month?

How much does childcare cost on average per month?

What is your child's schooling budget per month?

How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?

How much does a gym membership cost in Israel?

Thank you for sharing your experience.

Priscilla

It all depends on the geographic location .
How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Israel? 1500-7500 ILS

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Israel?  770k-1710k ILS (3 bedrom apartment)

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)? bus  5-30 ILS , Tram 10ILS train 40ILS ,

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta? rice 1.2-3.5 ILS/kg , bread 4.9-30ILS (depends on type ) pasta 5.7 ILS.

What is your monthly budget for groceries?  2000 ILS per person

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Israel? most doctors are included in social health dentist is around 300ILS per checkup , kiropracter is 150-300 ILS 

How much do you pay for health insurance per month?  Its a set precentage from the salary as helth tax and then an additional 50-180ILS per month depending on age and coverage.

How much does childcare cost on average per month? 3500 for half day care .

What is your child's schooling budget per month?  250ILS

How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?  6.2 ILS/liter

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?  electricity 250ILS Gas 150 ILS , slightly higher in the winter

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?  internet100ILS (can vary according to speed ) , land line 140ILS/month + calls , mobile 40-150 ILS/month dpends on the package , basic package is usualy enough for the majority .

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?  30ILS

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?  15ILS

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?  40-75 ILS

How much does a gym membership cost in Israel? 250ILS /month

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