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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2018 15.00 67.50 7.00
2017 13.75 60.00 7.00
2016 15.00 60.00 7.25
2015 14.50 65.00 7.00
2014 11.00 60.00 6.50
2013 10.00 55.00 6.40
2012 10.00 60.00 6.50
2011 10.00 40.00 7.00
2010 18.00 35.00 5.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2018 5.00 6.50 1.82 1.66 4.19
2017 5.00 7.00 1.99 1.73 4.05
2016 5.00 6.00 1.86 1.64 3.91
2015 5.00 6.00 1.77 1.70 3.83
2014 4.00 6.00 1.76 1.56 3.82
2013 4.00 5.25 1.49 1.23 3.60
2012 5.00 5.76 1.86 1.50 3.79
2011 3.00 5.00 1.56 1.29 3.42
2010 4.00 6.00 1.69 1.12 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2018 0.75 2.76 2.32 2.08 - -
2017 0.83 2.35 2.01 1.97 1.73 2.25
2016 0.78 2.59 2.51 1.77 1.49 1.79
2015 0.85 2.78 2.93 1.89 1.50 1.91
2014 1.04 1.98 2.09 2.22 - -
2013 0.84 1.97 2.11 1.75 1.50 -
2012 0.88 2.32 2.34 1.20 1.50 2.08
2011 0.95 2.33 1.82 1.62 1.50 1.67
2010 1.59 2.25 1.94 2.50 2.50 4.25
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2018 5.16 4.13 2.20 1.44 4.16 3.47 1.79 2.45
2017 3.65 4.02 1.93 1.46 4.47 3.07 1.77 1.81
2016 3.88 3.83 2.54 1.31 5.21 3.96 1.29 2.56
2015 4.31 3.92 2.52 1.60 3.38 3.91 1.70 2.98
2014 3.10 2.82 1.31 1.38 2.22 4.31 - -
2013 4.14 2.65 1.80 1.34 2.27 4.36 - -
2012 2.76 2.41 3.37 1.16 1.43 3.00 - -
2011 2.21 2.00 1.42 0.80 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Breasts
(Boneless, Skinless),
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2018 10.29 13.00 13.00 10.83 13.63
2017 14.90 15.00 12.00 10.29 11.41
2016 9.75 14.50 12.00 9.91 12.97
2015 14.08 12.00 12.00 11.80 13.22
2014 6.38 10.00 11.25 9.83 -
2013 8.53 12.00 9.00 8.81 -
2012 9.55 13.50 10.00 7.57 -
2011 7.26 8.00 8.50 5.63 -
2010 13.21 15.00 7.00 12.10 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2018 1718.58 1090.68 3129.77 1915.20
2017 1782.28 1124.15 3187.14 2008.43
2016 1753.32 1094.77 3273.67 1904.22
2015 1553.70 1021.95 3106.71 1841.43
2014 1689.55 1010.45 2800.00 1778.17
2013 1433.93 973.18 2900.00 2150.00
2012 1464.22 910.00 2920.00 1606.25
2011 1416.67 881.25 2650.00 1350.00
2010 924.00 822.00 1945.00 1512.50

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2018 3762.85 2116.87
2017 3257.04 1892.12
2016 3267.14 1795.11
2015 3408.04 1811.03
2014 3354.75 -
2013 - -
2012 2152.78 1119.45
2011 2152.78 1345.49
2010 1883.68 1372.40

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2018 4055.27
2017 3327.80
2016 3578.85
2015 3003.10
2014 3246.85
2013 3686.99
2012 3102.86
2011 2800.00
2010 2750.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2018 2.50 0.84
2017 2.25 0.73
2016 2.25 0.66
2015 2.25 0.77
2014 2.25 0.99
2013 2.50 1.05
2012 2.25 1.12
2011 2.25 1.06
2010 2.25 0.79
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2018 105.00
2017 100.00
2016 100.00
2015 100.00
2014 100.00
2013 100.00
2012 86.00
2011 86.00
2010 71.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2018 4.27
2017 3.95
2016 3.96
2015 4.18
2014 4.40
2013 4.37
2012 4.65
2011 5.26
2010 5.63

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2018 125.25 61.76
2017 119.05 60.06
2016 135.72 52.42
2015 113.05 43.33
2014 111.78 38.50
2013 140.98 45.44
2012 182.08 39.40
2011 275.00 40.70
2010 183.33 28.00

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2018 50.45 27.22 12.25
2017 45.26 22.22 12.75
2016 57.45 23.07 12.00
2015 52.43 24.40 12.00
2014 43.28 - 11.00
2013 39.12 - 10.75
2012 59.17 18.00 11.50
2011 80.00 - 12.00
2010 34.50 - 10.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2018 50.32 37.24 77.39 110.65
2017 48.74 36.88 78.34 97.12
2016 48.30 39.47 79.07 104.05
2015 48.06 37.28 83.97 96.34
2014 42.17 - 81.00 101.33
2013 43.12 31.00 80.00 97.50
2012 44.00 39.17 99.50 103.50
2011 53.33 25.00 100.00 57.50
2010 25.00 16.50 66.67 150.00
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