Cost of living in Hamburg, Germany

List of prices in Hamburg, Germany. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.21
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.06
12 eggs, large €3.19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.96
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.48
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.95
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.55
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,813
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,246
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €204
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €939
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €703
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €126
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €23
40” flat screen TV €409
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €89
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €6
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €92
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €33
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €100
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €117
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €18,804
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.41
Monthly ticket public transport €89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €20
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €9
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €61
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.29
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.31
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.39
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.37
Tube of toothpaste €1.14
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €21
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €35
2 tickets to the movies €24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €106
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €61
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.56
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.91
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €469
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district €54
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 545 prices entered by 75 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2018.

Hamburg position in our World Ranking

the world
72nd
out of 336
western europe
19th
out of 70
germany
1st
out of 7

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