Cost of Living in Germany

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 6.90-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 2.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.81 € 1.80-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 € 1.50-3.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 € 1.50-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 € 2.46-4.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.20 € 0.54-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 € 1.40-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 € 2.36-8.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.12 € 1.81-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.73 € 3.18-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.50-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.50-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.54-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.36-1.40
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.25-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.36-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 € 0.49-1.79
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.42 € 0.19-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 3.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.53-1.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 € 0.92-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.40-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.30-3.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 55.00-98.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-4.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 2.74-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 25.20-37.20
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.32 € 4.54-6.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,709.00 € 20,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,523.42 € 20,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 224.79 € 145.71-354.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.09-0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.45 € 25.00-49.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.38 € 19.90-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.55 € 12.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 8.50-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 326.41 € 103.29-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,839.18 € 5,500.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.05 € 40.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.84 € 19.99-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.84 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.94 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 732.82 € 500.00-1,306.41
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 551.37 € 350.00-1,001.14
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,399.04 € 900.00-2,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,044.05 € 700.00-1,768.75
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 483.40 € 278.71-1,079.04
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 337.79 € 185.80-780.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,492.49 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.84 1.00-2.90

Prices in Germany

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Last update: July 2021
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By City in Germany

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Munich 79.43 50.31 65.96 66.36 79.16 90.18
Hamburg 73.61 37.72 57.00 58.13 70.99 87.95
Bonn 73.02 33.05 54.52 53.12 76.95 89.33
Heidelberg 72.80 37.61 56.51 53.61 77.27 77.89
Augsburg 72.70 27.76 51.91 56.96 72.43 77.32
Frankfurt 72.50 42.36 58.55 54.78 65.08 97.12
Cologne 71.88 33.99 54.35 56.90 66.30 81.41
Dortmund 71.84 22.53 49.02 56.00 62.00 100.71
Stuttgart 70.51 37.45 55.21 55.24 73.32 91.64
Berlin 69.77 37.92 55.03 57.51 63.41 87.00
Mannheim 69.19 24.75 48.63 50.32 67.77 101.21
Nuremberg 68.92 27.29 49.65 57.62 60.31 96.03
Dusseldorf 68.84 33.63 52.55 51.67 68.57 92.44
Erlangen 68.63 26.29 49.04 52.53 70.21 116.85
Mainz 68.59 31.20 51.29 50.89 55.64 104.41
Ulm 68.54 30.09 50.75 52.35 71.50 92.32
Saarbrucken 67.34 22.23 46.47 50.35 68.86 85.37
Freiburg im Breisgau 67.02 40.06 54.54 51.20 66.93 81.31
Dresden 67.00 23.78 47.00 50.87 62.92 95.66
Hanover 66.27 28.47 48.78 52.00 61.89 88.86
Essen 65.61 24.09 46.39 48.22 71.03 82.60
Karlsruhe 65.29 27.84 47.96 49.44 64.32 93.52
Bremen 64.73 26.01 46.81 49.55 64.58 84.58
Darmstadt 64.69 28.74 48.06 51.72 60.63 104.68
Aachen 64.22 22.32 44.83 51.15 58.42 97.65
Leipzig 64.10 23.57 45.35 47.37 58.73 72.10
Regensburg 63.31 29.26 47.55 49.67 61.63 93.26
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