Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.74
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.04
12 eggs, large €4.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.53
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.18
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.67
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.64
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.43
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,645
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,306
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €168
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €928
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €823
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €114
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €24
40” flat screen TV €418
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €79
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.48
Hourly rate for cleaning help €12
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €84
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €35
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €85
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €129
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €19,260
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.37
Monthly ticket public transport €85
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €18
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €9
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €61
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.36
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.53
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.37
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.37
Tube of toothpaste €1.62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €22
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €33
2 tickets to the movies €19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €103
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €60
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.96
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.58
iPod nano 16GB €152
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.09
1 month of gym membership in business district €41
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 432 prices entered by 58 different people.
Latest price update: June 29, 2017.

Frankfurt position in our World Ranking

the world
74th
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western europe
24th
out of 58
germany
2nd
out of 7

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