State of Israel - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalJerusalem
LanguageHebrew, Arabic
CurrencyNew Israeli Sheqel
Population8,051,200
Phone code+972
Cost of living in Israel, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $286 $354
Food $200 $417
Transportation $50 $129
Communications and utilities $67 $100
Clothing $29 $108
Sports and leisure $36 $110
Accommodation in Israel, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$286
Shared room in city centre$353
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$523
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$665
Coordinates of Israel
Time ZoneAsia/Jerusalem
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude31.500000000
Longitude34.750000000
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. 11.4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 41.5 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 9.3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 5.8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5.2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.4 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.9 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1.3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9.3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6.6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8.3 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 6.9 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1.2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 49.8 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.8 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 19.5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.3 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 26,994.5 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 54.4 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 11.2 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8.3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 66.7 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43.1 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 88.4 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 89.2 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 665.6 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 524.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,072.4 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 867.0 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 135.7 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 16.8 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,154.8 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 3,241.2 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,651.4 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.1 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Israel

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C41383330272832394140403841
Average high°C31282318161719242730313225
Average temperature°C24221713111114172023252518
Average low°C1916129779121518202114
Record low°C12931-1-2027121516-2
RainDays03711131194100059
FogDays181512141413181921212424212
ThunderstormsDays02333321000016
Average precipitationMm.116761321299665183000536
Relative humidity%67626472757570615960636666
Relative humidity morning%65646775787671615759646767
Relative humidity evening%48474955585653444346484950
Wind speedKm/h981116121217161616161614
Day LengthHours13121111111212131415151413
Dew point°C161397556811141718127
Growing degree-day°C4193662099153501062063173844544703124
Solar radiation, globalMj/m22116119101217222628282519
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