Cost of living in Munich, Germany

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district €10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.41
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.95
12 eggs, large €2.93
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.66
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.54
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes €2.53
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.89
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.56
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.36
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,740
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €200
Internet 8MB (1 month) €22
40” flat screen TV €495
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt €103
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €83
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) €31
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) €95
1 pair of leather business shoes €124
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new €21,785
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.47
Monthly ticket public transport €62
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) €18
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) €6
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.73
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.46
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.21
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.58
Tube of toothpaste €2.01
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €34
2 tickets to the movies €20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €107
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert €64
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.89
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.58
iPod nano 16GB €183
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district €47
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.18
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,771 prices entered by 539 different people.
Latest price update: August 05, 2015.

Munich position in our World Ranking

the world
66th
out of 197
western europe
23rd
out of 50
germany
1st
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Munich compared to other cities:

western europe
3rd
western europe
3rd
western europe
4th

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