Cost of Living in Germany

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 6.50-18.00
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 € 2.50-4.90
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.79 € 1.80-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.36 € 1.50-3.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 € 1.50-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.29 € 2.38-4.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.21 € 0.54-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.45-1.32
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.25 € 1.32-3.35
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.72 € 2.27-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.22 € 1.81-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.71 € 3.18-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.52-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.45-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.54-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 € 0.54-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.26-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.36-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 € 0.49-1.60
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 € 0.19-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 3.49-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.68 € 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) 2.75 € 2.20-3.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 55.00-98.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-5.00
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) 5.28 € 4.54-5.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,366.50 € 19,520.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,366.76 € 20,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 223.73 € 141.67-354.17
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) 32.31 € 25.00-49.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.31 € 19.56-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.80 € 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 336.56 € 101.53-799.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,084.01 € 6,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.75 € 40.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.92 € 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.18 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.96 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 728.56 € 500.00-1,286.46
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 547.20 € 350.00-958.60
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,382.64 € 900.00-2,247.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,034.34 € 700.00-1,698.72
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 474.75 € 297.29-1,107.77
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 331.30 € 185.80-794.93
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,415.02 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.86 1.00-3.00

Prices in Germany

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Last update: April 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 81.13 49.72 66.55 66.35 79.65 91.27
Heidelberg 75.39 36.69 57.43 55.52 81.05 83.94
Bonn 74.97 34.36 56.12 53.69 78.62 91.48
Frankfurt 74.49 41.78 59.31 54.58 70.15 102.90
Hamburg 74.44 37.53 57.30 58.35 70.38 87.77
Cologne 73.92 32.87 54.87 57.41 68.30 86.62
Augsburg 72.99 29.64 52.87 55.87 72.98 81.28
Stuttgart 72.52 37.62 56.32 56.81 74.49 97.59
Dortmund 72.26 22.55 49.19 55.17 62.22 111.96
Mannheim 71.21 24.50 49.53 51.25 68.92 93.89
Nuremberg 71.00 27.41 50.77 60.85 61.26 105.07
Berlin 70.94 36.94 55.16 58.24 63.05 85.53
Erlangen 70.57 25.90 49.83 53.37 71.99 114.94
Dusseldorf 69.90 32.01 52.31 52.01 69.05 90.85
Saarbrucken 69.29 22.07 47.37 52.27 68.12 91.73
Dresden 68.75 26.02 48.92 50.60 63.87 98.56
Freiburg im Breisgau 68.67 39.29 55.03 52.41 67.25 88.14
Karlsruhe 67.24 28.32 49.18 50.34 65.23 99.09
Hanover 66.99 27.10 48.47 51.40 64.04 97.48
Darmstadt 66.04 28.95 48.82 52.62 59.70 109.77
Bremen 65.50 26.01 47.17 50.38 62.54 91.80
Essen 65.03 23.82 45.90 48.91 67.35 91.36
Aachen 64.90 22.73 45.32 51.98 53.98 110.52
Leipzig 64.60 24.76 46.11 47.48 56.99 77.58
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