Cost of living in Germany

Map of Cost of Living in Germany

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This map shows only the top cities in Germany. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of the markers corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
The size of the markers correspond with the population of each city.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of the city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each cities' Cost of Living Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

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Cost of Living Ranking in Germany (top cities by data quality)

Ranking City Price Index
1 Munich 179
2 Frankfurt am Main 174
3 Hamburg 174
4 Düsseldorf 172
5 Stuttgart 161
6 Rosenheim 158
7 Berlin 158
8 Bonn 157
9 Cologne 155
10 Leipzig 134

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Recent Prices Added

  • Short visit to private doctor in Bremen costs €32 (about 24 hours ago)
  • Public transport in Würzburg costs €50 (1 day ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Berlin costs €1,400 (2 days ago)
  • Short visit to private doctor in Düsseldorf costs €30 (2 days ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Berlin costs €6.00 (3 days ago)
  • 500 ml beer in neighbourhood pub in Berlin costs €3.50 (3 days ago)
  • 1 liter of gasoline in Berlin costs €1.20 (3 days ago)
  • 1 kg of apples in Berlin costs €2.00 (3 days ago)
  • Volkswagen golf 2.0 tdi 140 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Berlin costs €38,000 (3 days ago)
  • Ipad air 2, 64gb in Hamburg costs €7,000,000 (4 days ago)