Summary

Cost of living in Aachen is 7% more expensive than Essen according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,386
$1,494
Cost of Living
$2,042
$2,945
Average Salary
$720
$919
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Essen
Aachen
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$554.25
$707.77
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$441.16
$501.14
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,018.5
$1,213.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$887.84
$1,041.06

Salaries And Financing

Name
Essen
Aachen
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,042.86
$2,945.31
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.98
%1.78

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Essen
Aachen
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$243.05
$254.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.12
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$40.51
$34.88

Markets

Name
Essen
Aachen
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.78
$0.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.21
$1.71
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.07
$2.23
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.21
$10.87
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.33
$0.4
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$4.92
$5.7
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.92
$0.89
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.43
$1.44
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.6
$7.66
Apples (1kg)
$2.78
$2.7
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.05
$9.44
Oranges (1kg)
$2.43
$2.25
Potato (1kg)
$1.42
$1.34
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.9
$0.9
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.3
$2.74
Tomato (1kg)
$2.61
$2.9
Banana (1kg)
$2.03
$1.76
Onion (1kg)
$1.5
$1.6
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.25
$12.66

Transportation

Name
Essen
Aachen
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.34
$3.04
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$92.17
$82.14
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.71
$1.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,314.82
$21,936.89
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.71
$4.2
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.92
$2.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$55.75
$31.52
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,941.14
$25,701.87

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Essen
Aachen
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$85.34
$83.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$61.34
$47.9
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$92.83
$105.39
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$111.19
$127.62

Restaurants

Name
Essen
Aachen
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.79
$9.44
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$59.08
$39.39
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.45
$7.88
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.45
$3.56
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.16
$3.78
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.99
$2.07
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.71
$2.21
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.06
$2.57

Sports And Leisure

Name
Essen
Aachen
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$33.12
$33.96
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$22.71
$32.43
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.8
$10.58

Childcare

Name
Essen
Aachen
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$366.33
$654.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$12,053.29
$14,196.09

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Essen
Aachen
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$2,363.39
$5,238.84
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,237.34
$2,343.69