cost of living

cost of living

You have found a job in Germany, you are seriously thinking to move in, and then you want to evaluate the life quality. Have a look to the following information you may find it helpful!

  • The costs of living are the monthly expenses a household has for living, nutrition, mobility and leisure.
  • Compared to most of the neighbouring countries living in Germany is reasonably priced.
  • Looking at the EU, the price level in Germany is 1.5 percent above the average. Switzerland for example is 54 percent above the average and the UK 21.5 percent.
  • The most expensive cities concerning the costs of living are Frankfurt, Stuttgart an Munich.
  • Irrespective of the city, Germans spend 90 percent of their income for costs of living.
  • Find more information: Statistischen Bundesamtes.