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Cost of Living in Essen

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 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) 8.00 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 3.00-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-3.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 € 2.50-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 1.20-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.41 € 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.50 € 2.31-2.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.54-1.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 € 0.45-1.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 € 1.31-2.27
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.21 € 2.49-5.13
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.35 € 2.54-4.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.68 € 3.99-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 € 0.90-1.22
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.68-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.60-1.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.91-1.08
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.45-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.45-0.72
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 € 0.49-0.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.26 € 0.19-0.39
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 3.50-4.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.78 € 0.66-0.89
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 € 0.92-1.49
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.40 € 6.40-6.50
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 € 2.70-2.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.00 € 70.00-88.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 € 4.00-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22-5.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 47.18 € 29.66-64.70
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.48 € 4.88-6.06
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 227.67 € 100.00-300.00
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) 32.83 € 25.00-45.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.09 € 15.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.67 € 2.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 € 10.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 310.00 € 220.00-400.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,200.00 €
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.67 € 50.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.83 € 25.00-89.90
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.67 € 60.00-99.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.38 € 60.00-139.90
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 450.09 € 350.00-607.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 370.00 € 300.00-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 885.71 € 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 771.11 € 460.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 195.09 € 92.90-269.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 150.50 € 70.61-306.58
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,728.75 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.94 1.85-2.15

Prices in Essen

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Last update: September 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