Cost of living index in Germany

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.85 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.19 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.3 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.47 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.28 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.24 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.53 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.73 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.24 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.54 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.42 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.44 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.65 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.05 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.47 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 5.34 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.64 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.44 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 6.91 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 9.27 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 11.26 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 54.05 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 2.34 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.95 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.55 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.55 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.98 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 88.43 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 120.13 (USD)
High quality jeans 85.14 (USD)
womens summer dress 37.26 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 3.71 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.14 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 32.1 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.09 (USD)
One month pass 81.03 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.56 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 23288.5 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 23489 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 32.45 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 21.21 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 12.84 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 869.52 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1604.25 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 623.16 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1187.65 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 5768.3 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 3814.18 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 252.97 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 35.59 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.11 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 359.58 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 13567.1 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 2519.95 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.95 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Germany

On average a signle person can spend arround 140 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Germany

233 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Germany

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 369 (USD) per month in Germany, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Germany for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Germany for arround 1149 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 140 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 623 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 413 (USD).

Average living cost in Germany for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Germany can average 1836 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 935 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 233 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 533 (USD).

Average living cost in Germany for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Germany for about 4627 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1663 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1628 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 369 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 308 (USD).

Cost of living by city in Germany