Cost of Living in Germany

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 7.00-17.36
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.50-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.60 € 2.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.82 € 1.80-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 € 1.50-3.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 € 1.50-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.35 € 2.50-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.23 € 0.54-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 € 1.40-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.27 € 2.27-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 € 1.81-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 € 3.18-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.50-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.54-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.36-1.40
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.26-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.36-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 € 0.49-1.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 € 0.19-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 3.49-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.63 € 0.53-1.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 € 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 € 2.30-3.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 € 55.00-96.40
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) 5.45 € 4.54-6.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 € 20,000.00-26,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,757.61 € 20,000.00-27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227.54 € 150.00-354.17
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) 33.05 € 25.00-49.99
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.10 € 19.90-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.52 € 12.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.90 € 8.50-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 320.00 € 120.72-750.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,994.79 € 6,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.39 € 40.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 € 20.00-55.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.18 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.13 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 734.92 € 500.00-1,300.51
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 550.55 € 331.11-1,004.55
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,408.07 € 900.00-2,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,053.39 € 700.00-1,816.47
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 496.17 € 297.29-1,081.30
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 341.10 € 185.80-805.03
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,569.87 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.80 1.00-2.60

Prices in Germany

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Last update: December 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 75.80 47.12 62.36 64.44 75.46 98.96
Heidelberg 71.37 34.81 54.24 51.53 74.66 100.55
Frankfurt 70.93 39.80 56.35 56.14 66.22 111.16
Hamburg 69.40 35.63 53.58 55.83 67.25 99.32
Bonn 69.33 30.84 51.29 51.82 71.81 97.03
Cologne 68.96 31.00 51.18 54.74 64.36 87.67
Berlin 68.68 37.41 54.03 55.68 61.09 108.36
Dortmund 68.62 21.04 46.33 53.83 60.87 111.43
Mainz 68.01 35.19 52.63 52.72 54.99 107.12
Augsburg 67.55 25.49 47.84 54.31 64.96 78.90
Mannheim 67.24 22.67 46.36 49.47 65.26 104.23
Stuttgart 67.08 35.19 52.14 52.78 71.03 108.42
Dusseldorf 67.01 32.51 50.85 51.09 67.37 105.12
Nuremberg 66.05 25.66 47.13 54.22 59.63 116.92
Ulm 66.02 28.62 48.50 49.88 68.01 102.44
Saarbrucken 65.30 20.77 44.44 49.90 73.09 93.98
Karlsruhe 64.67 27.68 47.34 49.59 66.03 103.99
Freiburg im Breisgau 63.93 34.44 50.11 48.65 62.53 92.46
Erlangen 63.92 24.72 45.55 48.67 67.75 136.63
Hanover 63.83 28.18 47.13 50.87 59.12 97.63
Dresden 62.45 21.84 43.42 48.06 60.62 107.98
Essen 62.44 20.89 42.97 45.24 65.67 82.71
Darmstadt 62.20 27.38 45.88 49.37 58.90 107.92
Leipzig 61.32 22.59 43.17 45.27 56.44 81.44
Bremen 61.11 23.87 43.66 47.08 61.50 81.23
Aachen 59.94 21.27 41.83 47.73 55.41 119.19
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