Cost of living in Munich, Germany

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.74
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.93
12 eggs, large €2.70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €3.15
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.44
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.72
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.92
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.86
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,873
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,359
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €259
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,179
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €846
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €147
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €21
40” flat screen TV €402
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €99
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.55
Hourly rate for cleaning help €16
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) €39
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €97
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €158
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,887
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.35
Monthly ticket public transport €68
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) €5.53
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €15
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €47
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.73
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.13
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €1.99
4 rolls of toilet paper €0.99
Tube of toothpaste €1.62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €19
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €38
2 tickets to the movies €24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €118
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.36
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.71
iPod nano 16GB €182
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district €43
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.98
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,004 prices entered by 176 different people.
Latest price update: April 26, 2017.

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