Cost of living in Munich, Germany

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Food
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 €3.73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.91
12 eggs, large €2.58
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.72
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.31
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.50
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.93
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.85
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.68
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,833
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,337
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €223
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,112
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €816
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €129
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €21
40” flat screen TV €423
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €91
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.95
Hourly rate for cleaning help €16
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €89
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) €97
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €126
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,079
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.29
Monthly ticket public transport €66
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €19
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.45
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.) €2.18
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.03
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.17
Tube of toothpaste €1.82
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €19
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €38
2 tickets to the movies €23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €111
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.14
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.45
iPod nano 16GB €182
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district €49
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.98
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 948 prices entered by 165 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2017.

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the world
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21st
out of 53
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out of 6

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