Historical Prices in Essen

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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)
2023 13.50 60.00 -
2022 - - -
2021 - - -
2020 - - -
2019 - - -
2018 11.50 50.00 8.00
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)
2023 4.00 - 2.50 - 3.21
2022 - - - - -
2021 - - - - -
2020 - - - - -
2019 - - - - -
2018 - 3.00 1.92 1.57 2.88

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)
2023 1.12 1.94 2.99 0.66 0.91 2.05
2022 - - - - - -
2021 - - - 0.34 0.53 -
2020 0.84 0.74 2.92 - - -
2019 0.66 - 1.83 - 0.92 -
2018 0.67 0.99 1.50 0.24 0.68 -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 2.38 2.25 1.62 1.68 2.40 2.15 1.52 1.73
2022 - 1.99 - - - - - -
2021 - - - - - 0.79 1.59 -
2020 - - - - 1.99 - 1.95 -
2019 - - - - 1.96 - - -
2018 2.51 - - - 2.17 2.33 1.65 -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 11.74 4.99 8.20 13.01 14.13
2022 - - - - -
2021 10.28 - - - -
2020 - - - 6.12 -
2019 6.74 4.99 - - -
2018 7.95 - - 8.19 11.57

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
2023 712.50 613.33 1121.43 1011.67
2022 - - - -
2021 - - - -
2020 - - - -
2019 494.50 405.00 910.00 981.67
2018 423.50 328.00 - 612.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 - -
2022 - -
2021 - -
2020 - -
2019 - -
2018 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 2616.67
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 -
2018 1870.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 3.05 1.76
2022 3.00 1.95
2021 - -
2020 - -
2019 2.85 1.49
2018 2.80 1.40
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 49.00
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 74.50
2018 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 4.00
2022 -
2021 -
2020 -
2019 -
2018 -

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 - 45.29 35.80
2022 - - -
2021 - - -
2020 - - -
2019 214.91 33.50 -
2018 234.04 32.59 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 36.29 - 12.50
2022 - - -
2021 - - -
2020 - - -
2019 26.83 - 10.00
2018 21.80 - 11.00

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
2023 85.00 - - 107.50
2022 - - - -
2021 - - - -
2020 - - - -
2019 - - 67.50 -
2018 83.33 32.00 82.00 89.80
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