Cost of Living in Essen

Summary of cost of living in Essen, Germany:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 8.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00-14.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.80-4.90
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.15 € 3.00-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.94 € 2.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 € 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 € 1.50-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 € 3.41-4.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.86 € 1.09-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.59-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.98 € 1.92-3.47
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.64 € 4.08-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.40 € 1.63-7.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.83 € 4.54-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.57-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.57-1.04
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.90-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.50-1.95
Potato (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.36-1.27
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.40-0.86
Lettuce (1 head) 1.68 € 0.89-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 0.20-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 € 3.59-7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 0.80-0.95
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 € 1.69-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 7.80-8.20
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.90-3.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.50 € 49.00-94.90
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.80 € 31.80-31.80
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.45 € 6.44-8.34
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 17,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,333.33 € 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.98 € 225.00-340.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 38.96 € 20.00-39.95
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.88 € 35.00-47.95
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.25 € 25.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.75 € 25.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 8.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 433.33 € 150.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,000.00 €
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.00 € 75.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.17 € 30.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.17 € 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.00 € 90.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 740.00 € 550.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 597.14 € 500.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,131.25 € 800.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 927.50 € 770.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 235.35 € 213.68-278.71
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 331.35 € 157.93-418.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,847.92 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.67 2.00-4.00

Prices in Essen

This city had 544 entries in the past 12 months by 57 different contributors.
Last update: November 2023
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