Tel Aviv

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

5
216/266
Details
Large apartment$2000.00
Medium apartment$1700.00
Rent index [score]0.49
Small apartment$1300.00

Cost of Living

4
216/249
Details
5km taxi ride$11.00
A Cappuccino$3.30
A beer$3.00
A kilogram of Apples$2.80
Bread$1.20
Inflation [score]0.42
Lunch$15.00
Monthly fitness club membership$79.00
Monthly public transport$62.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$91.16

Startups

7
35/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups14
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.61
Coworking spaces [score]0.46
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co28
Meetups [score]1.00
Meetups groups199
Meetups members310511
Number of investors265
Number of startup events in the last 12 months354
Number of upcoming meetup events83
Startup climate scene [score]0.61
Startup events77
Startup events [score]0.60
Startups [score]0.85
Total number of startups999

Venture Capital

9
11/182
Details
Funding accelerator namesMicrosoft Ventures Accelerator Tel Aviv, Plarium Labs, IDC Elevator
Number of funding accelerators3
Venture capital [score]0.86

Travel Connectivity

3
120/266
Details
Airport hub113
Airport hub [score]0.39
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.28

Commute

5
141/255
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.51

Business Freedom

7
176/264
Details
Business freedom70.60
Business freedom [score]0.57
Freedom from corruption60.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.59
Lack of labor restrictions64.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.53
Time to open a business12.00
Time to open a business [score]0.87

Safety

8
80/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.64
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents7
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.95
Lack of guns [score]0.96
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.95

Healthcare

8
39/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.70
Healthcare quality [score]0.83
Life expectancy (years)82.54
Life expectancy [score]0.95

Education

4
159/240
Details
Best university in rankingTel Aviv University
Best university ranking225
Country mean scores in PISA math test479.62
Country mean scores in PISA reading test485.80
Country mean scores in PISA science test470.07
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking32
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.62
PISA reading (high school)26
PISA science (high school)29
Percent of happy students0.84
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.34
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.24
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.29
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.06
University quality [score]0.13

Environmental Quality

6
149/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.49
Cleanliness [score]0.53
Drinking water quality [score]0.67
Urban greenery [score]0.73

Economy

5
152/263
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area3.60
Currency for urban areaILS
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.48
GDP per capita$32691.02
GDP per capita [score]0.53

Taxation

7
33/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.83
Income tax level [score]0.56
Profit tax (% of profit)0.28
Time overhead to file company taxes235
VAT (Sales Tax)0.17

Internet Access

3
235/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)23.87
Internet access (download) [score]0.42
Internet access (upload) [score]0.10
Upload speed (Mbps)3.07

Leisure & Culture

5
154/264
Details
Art galleries163
Art galleries [score]0.61
Cinemas106
Cinemas [score]0.52
Comedy clubs39
Comedy clubs [score]0.71
Concert venues142
Concerts [score]0.66
Historical sites82
Historical sites [score]0.55
Museums118
Museums [score]0.51
Performing art venues166
Performing arts [score]0.62
Sport venues70
Sports [score]0.53
Zoos31
Zoos [score]0.75

Tolerance

6
208/266
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.40
LGBT Equality Index62.19
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.63
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✖ Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.49

Outdoors

5
73/266
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.21
Median peak in meters434.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)22.00
Water access [score]0.88
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Tel Aviv are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 249 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Tel Aviv will very likely increase your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$1,100$1,400
$1300
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$79
Movie ticket$12
Broadband internet connection$24
Monthly public transport$62
Lunch$15
-14%
compared to
San Francisco
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Taxation

Personal taxation

Effective income tax rate

14%
For annual salary of $40000
23%
For annual salary of $80000

Value added tax (VAT)

17%
Standard tax rate. Different rates might apply for certain product categories.

Compared to other cities

52/266

Corporate taxation

Compared to other cities

31/263
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

7.30
Guns per 100 people
2.09
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Tel Aviv in position 115 of 265 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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People in Tel Aviv

Population of Tel Aviv

2,554,100
2,688 /km²
40/264
Density (people per unit of area)
8%
Growth in 2015-2020
Tel Aviv

Demographics of Israel

Median age
30
Elderly people
11%
Life expectancy at birth
82
GDP per capita (in USD)
$32,691
172/263
Unemployment
5%
118/264

Languages

Common spoken languages
Hebrew

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Software Engineer
9.85%
Marketing Manager
7.58%
Founder
6.06%
Product Manager
5.30%
Administrative Assistant
3.79%
Data Scientist
3.03%
Project Manager
3.03%
Other
61.36%

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Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

287

Climate type

Mediterranean

Average daily maximum temperature

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