Israel - General information
Region region
Capital Jerusalem
Language Hebrew, Arabic
Currency New Israeli Sheqel
Population 8,051,200
Phone code +972
Cost of living in Israel
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 286 354
Food 200 417
Transportation 50 129
Communications and utilities 67 100
Clothing 29 108
Sports and leisure 36 110
Total 667 1,218
Accommodation in Israel USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 289
Shared room in city centre 357
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 524
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 666
Coordinates of Israel
Time Zone Asia/Jerusalem
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude 31.500000000
Longitude 34.750000000
Elevation (STRM3) 168 m.

List of largest cities in Israel

 
Jerusalem Jerusalem
Jerusalem Jerusalem
801,000
West Jerusalem West Jerusalem
West Jerusalem Jerusalem
400,000
Haifa Haifa
Haifa Haifa
267,300
Tel Aviv Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Tel Aviv
250,000
Ashdod Ashdod
Ashdod Southern District
224,656
Rishon LeZiyyon Rishon LeZiyyon
Rishon LeZiyyon Central District
220,492

Cost of living and prices in Israel

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 14 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 52 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 12 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 7 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 12 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 9 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 62 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 24 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 33,743 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 68 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 14 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 83 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 54 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 111 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 111 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 832 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 655 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,341 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,084 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 170 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 21 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 5,194 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 4,051 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,064 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.68%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Israel

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 41 38 33 30 27 28 32 39 41 40 40 38 41
Average high °C 31 28 23 18 16 17 19 24 27 30 31 32 25
Average temperature °C 24 22 17 13 11 11 14 17 20 23 25 25 18
Average low °C 19 16 12 9 7 7 9 12 15 18 20 21 14
Record low °C 12 9 3 1 -1 -2 0 2 7 12 15 16 -2
Rain Days 0 3 7 11 13 11 9 4 1 0 0 0 59
Fog Days 18 15 12 14 14 13 18 19 21 21 24 24 212
Thunderstorms Days 0 2 3 3 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 16
Average precipitation Mm. 1 16 76 132 129 96 65 18 3 0 0 0 536
Relative humidity % 67 62 64 72 75 75 70 61 59 60 63 66 66
Relative humidity morning % 65 64 67 75 78 76 71 61 57 59 64 67 67
Relative humidity evening % 48 47 49 55 58 56 53 44 43 46 48 49 50
Wind speed Km/h 9 8 11 16 12 12 17 16 16 16 16 16 14
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 16 13 9 7 5 5 6 8 11 14 17 18 127
Growing degree-day °C 419 366 209 91 53 50 106 206 317 384 454 470 3124
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 16 11 9 10 12 17 22 26 28 28 25 19
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