Cost of living in Munich, Germany

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €6
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.08
12 eggs, large €3.83
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.76
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.54
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.72
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.05
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.79
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.57
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,802
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,425
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €169
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,154
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €838
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €92
Internet 8MB (1 month) €21
40” flat screen TV €469
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €81
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.91
Hourly rate for cleaning help €14
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €79
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) €104
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €165
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,630
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.33
Monthly ticket public transport €60
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €18
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €15
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €47
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.46
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.13
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.41
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.76
Tube of toothpaste €1.81
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €20
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €38
2 tickets to the movies €21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €109
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €74
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.47
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.64
iPod nano 16GB €189
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.12
1 month of gym membership in business district €70
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.78
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 820 prices entered by 143 different people.
Latest price update: April 29, 2016.

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