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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 150.00 750.00 130.00
2017 150.00 850.00 120.00
2016 120.00 800.00 120.00
2015 100.00 700.00 120.00
2014 120.00 600.00 127.50
2013 87.50 600.00 120.00
2012 80.00 737.25 117.76
2011 85.95 573.00 114.60
2010 143.73 399.25 127.76
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 65.00 120.00 29.96 20.77 80.00
2017 50.00 60.00 26.64 19.66 74.83
2016 50.00 60.00 29.18 20.25 87.46
2015 50.00 60.00 26.06 19.09 78.13
2014 60.00 90.00 29.25 19.06 76.84
2013 50.00 65.00 27.47 21.00 82.22
2012 48.78 60.00 27.42 24.89 69.11
2011 52.00 57.30 20.91 18.62 100.27
2010 28.75 47.91 19.48 17.25 -

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 87.20 53.54 74.13 35.56 38.42 63.43
2017 93.85 56.88 62.31 41.11 49.57 62.50
2016 84.73 46.61 65.36 37.90 43.50 55.56
2015 95.64 46.51 60.52 27.09 41.91 55.45
2014 81.11 50.00 69.00 32.50 51.17 74.17
2013 78.71 54.17 55.17 32.00 44.83 54.00
2012 95.36 39.86 30.00 30.00 30.00 40.00
2011 66.11 35.81 51.39 26.21 38.13 54.86
2010 71.87 38.65 58.98 29.60 54.46 53.34
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2018 156.00 - - 42.00 - - 65.67 -
2017 - - - - 136.88 - - -
2016 114.23 79.86 90.53 47.50 87.50 108.17 84.77 66.14
2015 106.00 68.00 - 43.80 95.67 100.00 52.29 71.67
2014 92.00 52.00 66.34 35.00 70.00 76.33 - -
2013 - - 43.33 39.67 60.00 98.00 - -
2012 - 50.00 - 40.00 73.88 106.00 - -
2011 75.80 75.92 28.65 42.97 - - - -
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 - 500.00 110.00 - -
2017 - 500.00 100.00 231.67 -
2016 766.67 400.00 95.00 241.50 650.00
2015 370.00 400.00 90.00 225.71 606.67
2014 - 350.00 80.00 250.00 -
2013 - 300.00 90.00 200.00 -
2012 - 366.44 75.00 100.00 -
2011 716.25 415.42 57.30 257.85 -
2010 - 353.42 79.85 164.81 -

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 24722.83 19269.14 58296.84 38839.04
2017 17479.23 10043.48 40924.25 23946.24
2016 17287.88 11166.67 39615.38 24619.05
2015 15522.82 9328.12 38416.67 21678.57
2014 17111.11 11036.23 45000.00 19222.22
2013 18333.33 13875.00 41545.45 25400.00
2012 16684.91 16674.17 35000.00 25000.00
2011 19769.03 14685.87 28560.33 16796.71
2010 16508.46 12766.40 33733.86 21536.09

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 312329.08 187945.09
2017 287272.73 140666.60
2016 291000.00 143750.00
2015 383276.47 191166.67
2014 338791.00 164000.00
2013 260000.00 154000.00
2012 300000.00 150000.00
2011 219172.50 108870.00
2010 297853.91 130001.23

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2018 46361.37
2017 61139.23
2016 67546.19
2015 52536.54
2014 41464.72
2013 51962.50
2012 29430.00
2011 37245.00
2010 44758.59

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2018 20.00 29.64
2017 20.00 26.82
2016 20.00 25.45
2015 20.00 26.93
2014 20.00 34.56
2013 16.00 35.00
2012 18.00 32.84
2011 18.07 30.99
2010 20.56 31.94
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2018 1280.00
2017 1500.00
2016 1000.00
2015 1000.00
2014 1000.00
2013 -
2012 1500.00
2011 1289.25
2010 1200.94

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2018 1.94
2017 1.97
2016 2.10
2015 2.16
2014 2.27
2013 1.97
2012 2.00
2011 -
2010 1.57

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2018 2302.96 852.20
2017 2524.23 750.33
2016 1969.69 804.00
2015 2159.38 717.76
2014 3056.25 628.57
2013 2264.29 760.00
2012 1500.00 800.00
2011 1862.25 573.00
2010 1352.13 670.74

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2018 1503.62 433.33 300.00
2017 1406.35 - 300.00
2016 1545.05 448.00 300.00
2015 1600.00 360.00 300.00
2014 1748.00 - 320.00
2013 1555.56 - 290.00
2012 1233.33 - 310.00
2011 1743.56 - 257.85
2010 1623.40 118.18 319.40

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 2120.53 1134.86 2663.40 3810.37
2017 2557.14 1240.00 2664.76 3169.23
2016 2477.78 1231.43 2720.65 2882.78
2015 3082.00 1457.71 2556.63 3142.86
2014 3115.89 1375.00 2743.71 3725.00
2013 2685.00 1600.00 2116.67 3250.00
2012 3000.00 2000.00 1750.00 3500.00
2011 - - 2244.25 3438.00
2010 2028.19 1437.30 2124.01 3289.82
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