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 Heidelberg 184
2 Munich 175
3 Frankfurt am Main 175
4 Düsseldorf 173
5 Hamburg 165
6 Cologne 163
7 Mainz 159
8 Berlin 158
9 Stuttgart 157
10 Rosenheim 151
11 Hanover 149
12 Nuremberg 148
13 Mannheim 145
14 Bremen 139
15 Dresden 132
16 Leipzig 127

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Recent Prices Added

  • Public transport in Berlin costs €81 (about 23 hours ago)
  • Furnished accommodation in normal area, monthly rent - 85 m2 in Frankfurt am Main costs €1,500 (1 day ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Frankfurt am Main costs €1,800 (1 day ago)
  • 1 kg of tomatoes in Frankfurt am Main costs €4.00 (1 day ago)
  • 6 eggs, large in Frankfurt am Main costs €4.00 (1 day ago)
  • 1 liter of whole fat milk in Frankfurt am Main costs €3.00 (1 day ago)
  • 500 g of boneless chicken breast in Frankfurt am Main costs €4.00 (1 day ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) in Frankfurt am Main costs €9 (1 day ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Frankfurt am Main costs €25 (1 day ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Frankfurt am Main costs €60 (1 day ago)