Cost of Living in Essen

Summary about cost of living in Essen, Germany:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 € 7.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 € 50.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-8.49
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 € 2.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.50-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.68 € 1.70-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 € 2.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 € 1.00-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.40 € 2.61-3.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 € 0.73-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.72-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.74 € 1.44-2.98
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.56 € 4.08-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.08 € 1.81-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.59 € 3.63-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.68-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.72-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.61-0.90
Tomato (1 lb) 0.36 € 0.36-0.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.45-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.40 € 0.40-0.40
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 € 0.79-2.40
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 € 0.20-0.49
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 2.50-6.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 0.53-0.54
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 € 1.10-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 6.00-7.20
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.40-3.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 € 70.00-85.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.50-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22-5.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.80 € 31.80-64.70
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.33 € 8.33-8.34
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 € 17,000.00-17,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,000.00 € 18,000.00-18,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.69 € 123.64-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 € 0.09-0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.25 € 30.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.00 € 10.00-20.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.33 € 30.00-65.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 10.00-12.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 290.00 € 220.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,200.00 €
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.00 € 50.00-99.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.00 € 40.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.00 € 40.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.75 € 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 650.00 € 500.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 425.00 € 350.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,000.00 € 700.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 916.67 € 850.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,779.17 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.96 1.00-2.29

Prices in Essen

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Last update: July 2022
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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