Cost of Living in Germany

Summary:

Restaurants
Edit Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 7.50-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 35.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.80 € 2.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 2.69-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.96 € 2.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 € 1.69-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 € 1.50-3.00
Markets
Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 € 2.65-4.88
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.55 € 0.73-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.45-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.49 € 1.43-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.38 € 2.72-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.35 € 1.81-5.41
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.42 € 3.00-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 0.45-1.59
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.50-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.54-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.36-1.37
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.23-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.42 € 0.40-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 € 0.70-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 0.20-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 3.00-8.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.61 € 0.53-1.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 € 0.90-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.50-8.00
Transportation
Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.35-3.50
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) 8.27 € 7.38-8.34
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,949.50 € 20,000.00-28,500.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,572.35 € 21,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 241.68 € 150.00-385.78
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) 34.44 € 25.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.64 € 19.99-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.77 € 12.00-27.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00-15.00
Childcare
Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 328.84 € 160.00-700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,003.44 € 6,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.95 € 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) 81.03 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.76 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 870.78 € 550.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 620.60 € 400.00-1,040.95
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,583.10 € 1,000.00-2,523.72
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,193.63 € 800.00-1,950.00
Buy Apartment Price
Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 630.85 € 371.61-1,194.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 449.03 € 278.71-857.51
Salaries And Financing
Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,770.09 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.97 1.00-3.00

Prices in Germany

This country had 26229 entries in the past 12 months by 3002 different contributors.
Last update: August 2022
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
  

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 69.86 39.51 55.03 59.95 64.65 90.51
Hamburg 67.49 31.98 50.14 52.30 58.73 93.14
Bonn 67.13 26.28 47.18 53.58 64.74 69.81
Frankfurt 65.24 32.49 49.24 50.39 57.04 105.18
Heidelberg 63.99 27.21 46.02 48.63 60.92 103.49
Berlin 63.62 33.74 49.03 52.72 52.62 99.89
Dortmund 63.44 18.50 41.49 52.77 51.76 81.47
Karlsruhe 63.25 23.29 43.73 54.03 55.53 100.00
Mannheim 62.94 20.01 41.97 51.84 53.02 99.04
Cologne 62.73 24.37 43.99 51.17 52.74 87.43
Dusseldorf 62.63 27.76 45.60 52.74 53.39 112.17
Stuttgart 62.35 27.79 45.47 50.99 58.48 113.97
Erlangen 62.12 21.18 42.12 55.41 52.62 139.25
Hanover 61.04 20.49 41.23 51.07 54.51 90.84
Augsburg 59.48 22.71 41.51 43.44 56.23 81.74
Bremen 59.18 18.30 39.21 50.53 51.88 77.85
Essen 59.05 17.28 38.64 46.58 55.23 113.24
Freiburg im Breisgau 58.82 28.23 43.88 47.73 50.59 108.01
Leipzig 58.41 19.38 39.35 46.34 49.47 90.80
Nuremberg 57.02 19.64 38.76 45.29 47.66 114.96
Aachen 55.99 17.61 37.24 46.35 49.41 117.99
Dresden 55.98 16.73 36.80 44.17 48.17 102.93
This page in other languages:

DeutschLebenshaltungskosten in Deutschland
PortuguêsCusto de Vida na Alemanha
ItalianoCosto della Vita in Germania
FrançaisCoût de la Vie en Allemagne
EspañolCosto de Vida en Alemania