Cost of Living in Germany

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 € 7.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.99-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.80 € 2.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.93 € 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.50-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 € 1.50-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 € 2.65-4.73
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.50 € 0.73-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.46 € 1.43-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.39 € 2.72-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 € 1.81-5.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.34 € 2.99-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.45-1.58
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.50-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.54-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.36-1.40
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.25-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 € 0.40-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 € 0.70-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 € 0.20-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 3.00-8.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.60 € 0.53-1.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 € 0.90-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.40-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.30-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 55.00-95.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 2.90-4.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 25.20-37.20
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.32 € 7.57-8.34
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,505.00 € 20,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,126.49 € 21,000.00-29,910.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 240.12 € 150.00-386.36
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.09-0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.27 € 25.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.67 € 19.99-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.69 € 12.00-27.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00-16.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 324.59 € 155.00-700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,024.19 € 6,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.23 € 40.00-105.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.34 € 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.15 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.70 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 875.02 € 550.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 629.16 € 400.00-1,025.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,600.39 € 1,000.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,196.16 € 800.00-1,918.03
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 641.42 € 371.61-1,239.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 453.38 € 278.71-858.36
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,748.19 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.89 1.00-3.00

Prices in Germany

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Last update: June 2022
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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 71.93 43.60 58.51 61.96 66.34 89.59
Hamburg 71.09 35.92 54.43 56.52 61.70 90.52
Bonn 69.31 29.10 50.27 55.79 67.03 72.00
Frankfurt 68.39 36.18 53.13 53.39 60.10 106.80
Heidelberg 67.51 29.71 49.61 51.46 64.35 102.00
Darmstadt 67.17 27.07 48.18 59.27 55.15 98.51
Dortmund 66.13 20.49 44.52 55.96 53.28 81.55
Karlsruhe 66.00 25.47 46.80 57.21 57.08 111.55
Berlin 65.94 35.58 51.56 54.91 53.56 97.48
Stuttgart 65.54 30.94 49.16 54.41 60.92 114.80
Mannheim 64.68 22.14 44.53 53.17 55.25 112.05
Cologne 64.09 27.15 46.60 52.00 55.54 87.64
Dusseldorf 63.78 31.62 48.55 52.18 55.39 110.97
Hanover 62.87 22.61 43.81 52.56 56.25 91.84
Augsburg 62.49 25.27 44.86 46.76 58.65 81.64
Essen 61.91 19.14 41.65 49.50 58.22 112.83
Leipzig 61.67 22.44 43.09 50.51 51.69 82.79
Bremen 61.44 20.37 41.99 53.87 54.04 78.47
Freiburg im Breisgau 61.33 32.28 47.57 51.48 51.59 106.46
Nuremberg 59.50 21.70 41.60 47.57 49.32 113.48
Dresden 58.24 18.38 39.36 46.29 50.20 103.37
Aachen 58.11 19.59 39.87 48.17 51.48 118.87
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