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Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and Cologne 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Cologne are 6.25% lower than in Manchester
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cologne are 6.94% lower than in Manchester
Rent Prices in Cologne are 8.62% lower than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in Cologne are 19.04% lower than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in Cologne are 12.68% lower than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in Cologne is 6.82% higher than in Manchester
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Restaurants Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(14.31 €)
7.97 £
(9.50 €)
     -33.61 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(59.63 €)
41.93 £
(50.00 €)
     -16.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.16 €)
6.29 £
(7.50 €)
     +4.82 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(4.77 €)
3.27 £
(3.90 €)
     -18.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(4.77 €)
3.31 £
(3.95 €)
     -17.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.81 £
(3.35 €)
2.22 £
(2.65 €)
     -20.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £
(1.36 €)
2.13 £
(2.55 €)
     +87.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(1.15 €)
1.99 £
(2.37 €)
     +105.54 %
Markets Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 £
(4.09 €)
2.17 £
(2.58 €)
     -36.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.11 €)
1.01 £
(1.21 €)
     +8.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.66 €)
0.82 £
(0.98 €)
     +48.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.13 £
(2.53 €)
1.63 £
(1.95 €)
     -23.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.46 £
(2.93 €)
2.88 £
(3.44 €)
     +17.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.30 £
(2.74 €)
2.77 £
(3.30 €)
     +20.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.34 £
(3.98 €)
3.85 £
(4.59 €)
     +15.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.10 €)
0.89 £
(1.06 €)
     -3.73 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.68 €)
0.60 £
(0.72 €)
     +5.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(1.02 €)
0.70 £
(0.83 €)
     -17.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 £
(0.89 €)
0.88 £
(1.05 €)
     +17.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.66 €)
0.38 £
(0.45 €)
     -30.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.59 €)
0.46 £
(0.55 €)
     -5.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.93 €)
0.69 £
(0.82 €)
     -11.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 £
(1.35 €)
0.36 £
(0.43 €)
     -68.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(8.35 €)
4.18 £
(4.99 €)
     -40.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.27 £
(2.70 €)
0.69 £
(0.82 €)
     -69.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 £
(2.98 €)
1.04 £
(1.25 €)
     -58.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.49 £
(12.51 €)
5.37 £
(6.40 €)
     -48.84 %
Transportation Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 £
(3.58 €)
2.52 £
(3.00 €)
     -16.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.50 £
(76.92 €)
78.82 £
(94.00 €)
     +22.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.58 €)
2.93 £
(3.50 €)
     -2.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £
(2.97 €)
2.43 £
(2.90 €)
     -2.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(23.85 €)
25.16 £
(30.00 €)
     +25.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.83 £
(5.76 €)
4.55 £
(5.43 €)
     -5.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,230.00 £
(21,739.59 €)
18,029.09 £
(21,500.00 €)
     -1.10 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,580.00 £
(23,349.49 €)
19,915.65 £
(23,749.75 €)
     +1.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.69 £
(167.78 €)
171.81 £
(204.88 €)
     +22.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.11 €)
0.08 £
(0.09 €)
     -20.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.20 £
(36.01 €)
25.85 £
(30.83 €)
     -14.39 %
Sports And Leisure Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.33 £
(32.59 €)
26.29 £
(31.35 €)
     -3.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.96 £
(11.88 €)
16.00 £
(19.08 €)
     +60.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £
(9.54 €)
8.39 £
(10.00 €)
     +4.82 %
Childcare Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 795.76 £
(948.95 €)
342.76 £
(408.75 €)
     -56.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,100.00 £
(14,429.46 €)
10,006.84 £
(11,933.33 €)
     -17.30 %
Clothing And Shoes Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.31 £
(67.15 €)
71.50 £
(85.26 €)
     +26.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.88 £
(33.25 €)
21.65 £
(25.81 €)
     -22.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.63 £
(71.11 €)
64.68 £
(77.13 €)
     +8.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 52.00 £
(62.01 €)
95.20 £
(113.53 €)
     +83.08 %
Rent Per Month Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 767.00 £
(914.66 €)
651.28 £
(776.67 €)
     -15.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 547.68 £
(653.12 €)
475.79 £
(567.39 €)
     -13.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,366.67 £
(1,629.77 €)
1,240.31 £
(1,479.09 €)
     -9.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 882.61 £
(1,052.53 €)
889.28 £
(1,060.48 €)
     +0.76 %
Buy Apartment Price Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 355.73 £
(424.21 €)
413.87 £
(493.54 €)
     +16.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.83 £
(308.66 €)
295.06 £
(351.87 €)
     +14.00 %
Salaries And Financing Manchester[ Edit ] Cologne[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,804.32 £
(2,151.68 €)
1,793.70 £
(2,139.02 €)
     -0.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.45 2.13      -38.32 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
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