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 €4.11
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.02
12 eggs, large €3.41
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.76
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.52
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.87
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.27
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,798
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,382
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 €1,116
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €836
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €121
Internet 8MB (1 month) €21
40” flat screen TV €465
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €93
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €6
Hourly rate for cleaning help €14
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €86
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €32
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €102
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €172
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,466
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.41
Monthly ticket public transport €61
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) €13
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €44
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.39
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.03
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.35
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.68
Tube of toothpaste €1.76
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €16
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €40
2 tickets to the movies €22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €122
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €77
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.64
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.61
iPod nano 16GB €184
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district €61
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.55
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,160 prices entered by 614 different people.
Latest price update: February 08, 2016.

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