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Cost of Living in Essen

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 € 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 40.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 € 6.39-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 3.00-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.88 € 2.50-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 € 1.50-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 € 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.50 € 2.31-2.61
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.54-1.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 € 0.81-1.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.63 € 1.31-2.27
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.27 € 2.49-5.13
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.26 € 2.54-4.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.06 € 3.99-5.67
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.90-1.22
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.68-0.90
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.60-1.22
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 € 1.04-1.39
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.33-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.22-0.72
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 € 0.49-0.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.24 € 0.19-0.39
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.99 € 3.50-4.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.69 € 0.34-0.89
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 € 0.92-1.49
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.40 € 6.30-6.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.60-2.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 € 75.00-85.25
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 4.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.66 €
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.27 € 4.88-5.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,037.50 € 18,000.00-18,075.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,260.00 € 19,000.00-21,520.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 229.00 € 170.00-274.62
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.09-0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.77 € 28.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.67 € 15.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.00 € 10.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 10.00-11.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 220.00 €
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 € 16,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.67 € 50.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.00 € 25.00-65.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.28 € 65.00-99.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.57 € 60.00-150.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 467.50 € 351.00-607.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 371.11 € 300.00-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 900.00 € 700.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 750.00 € 460.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 219.87 € 130.06-269.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.59 € 70.61-306.58
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,714.29 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 1.85-2.15

Prices in Essen

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Last update: May 2019
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1 Comments so far

#Mara on Apr 11, 2019 :
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment

Does the price depend on how many person live in the apartment.
What would be the price for 2 person for a 40m2 apartment in Bochum for example