Cost of Living in Essen

Summary of cost of living in Essen, Germany:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 € 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) 11.00 € 9.00-14.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 2.80-4.90
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.07 € 2.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 € 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 € 1.50-2.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 € 3.75-5.26
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.87 € 1.27-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 € 0.64-1.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 € 2.16-3.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.78 € 4.31-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.78 € 3.18-7.67
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.20 € 4.54-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.21 € 0.90-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.59-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.90-1.68
Tomato (1 lb) 1.52 € 0.50-2.26
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.45-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.52-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 € 0.89-1.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 0.39-1.39
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 4.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 0.65-1.49
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 € 1.15-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 8.00-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 € 2.90-3.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 49.00-49.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.00-4.40
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 € 5.62-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.80 €
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.62 € 6.44-7.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 € 27,180.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 38,333.33 € 45,000.00-45,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 319.09 € 250.00-386.36
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 32.68 € 10.00-39.95
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.07 € 34.95-47.95
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.39 € 25.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.75 € 25.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 € 7.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 397.25 € 150.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,439.50 € 6,879.00-10,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.12 € 65.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.14 € 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.69 € 65.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.72 € 90.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 721.00 € 550.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 601.25 € 500.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,114.00 € 800.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,041.43 € 800.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 362.32 € 213.68-743.22
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 489.29 € 418.06-631.74
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,837.23 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.95-4.00

Prices in Essen

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Last update: May 2024
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