Bursa vs Essen - Cost of Living Comparison

Bursa Essen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$531
$1102
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1411
$2627
🏠 One person rent
$199
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$349
$727
🍽️ Food expenses
$197
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.5
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$327
$2833
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
43 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
43
95
😀 Quality of life
62
81
🏙️ Population
2.9M
582K

The cost of living in Bursa is 52% less expensive than in Essen. Cities ranked 8053rd and 4292nd ($531 vs $1102) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 638th in Turkey and Germany, respectively. Check Turkey vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Bursa compared to 2.6 months in Essen. Bursa ranked 5th best city to live in Turkey vs Essen ranked 26th in Germany, while ranked 4842nd and 298th among best cities to live in the world.

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Bursa Essen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.33
$7.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
$32.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.64
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$3.55
 Cappuccino
$1.76
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$2.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$502
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
$348
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$295
$861
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$227
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.7
$88
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.1
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.8
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.98%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$870
$5651
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$4113
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$3.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.6
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.86
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$9.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.17
$8.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.69
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.63
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.71
$6.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.67
$6.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.73
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.72
$2.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.89
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
$9.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.2
$78
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.13
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.3
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$307
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8456
$10501

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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Inegol
$328
75 km or 47 mi Gebze
$322
76 km or 47 mi Cayirova
$318
78 km or 48 mi Bilecik
$383
84 km or 52 mi Golcuk
$320
88 km or 55 mi Korfez
$321
92 km or 57 mi Istanbul
$644
95 km or 59 mi Bandirma
$287
98 km or 61 mi Kartepe
$318
98 km or 61 mi Izmit
$204
101 km or 63 mi Kocaeli
$393
115 km or 72 mi Kutahya
$324
117 km or 73 mi Balikesir
$359
131 km or 81 mi Sakarya
$302
131 km or 81 mi Adapazari
$303
132 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$354
152 km or 95 mi Corlu
$327
158 km or 98 mi Kapakli
$318
158 km or 98 mi Tekirdag
$292
167 km or 104 mi Soma
$317
169 km or 105 mi Usak
$444
191 km or 119 mi Duzce
$283
198 km or 123 mi Luleburgaz
$320
203 km or 126 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
205 km or 128 mi Salihli
$321
221 km or 137 mi Turgutlu
$311
223 km or 138 mi Bolu
$285
223 km or 139 mi Manisa
$355
227 km or 141 mi Canakkale
$322
232 km or 144 mi Kirklareli
$236
232 km or 144 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
234 km or 145 mi Uzunkopru
$318
248 km or 154 mi Mytilene
$825
257 km or 160 mi Izmir
$488
260 km or 162 mi Tire
$320
261 km or 162 mi Nazilli
$308
268 km or 167 mi Denizli
$356
268 km or 167 mi Edirne
$299
271 km or 168 mi Polatli
$318
280 km or 174 mi Aydin
$287

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Distance City Cost of living
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
9.6 km or 6 mi Mulheim
$1233
10 km or 6.3 mi Bottrop
$1197
11 km or 7.1 mi Oberhausen
$1498
12 km or 7.8 mi Velbert
$1216
13 km or 8.3 mi Hattingen
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Gladbeck
$1214
14 km or 8.8 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
15 km or 9 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Duisburg
$1001
19 km or 12 mi Herten
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
19 km or 12 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Ratingen
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Witten
$1215
23 km or 14 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
23 km or 14 mi Mettmann
$1218
23 km or 14 mi Dinslaken
$1222
24 km or 15 mi Dorsten
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
24 km or 15 mi Wuppertal
$1076
25 km or 16 mi Marl
$1216
26 km or 16 mi Erkrath
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
27 km or 17 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
27 km or 17 mi Wetter
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Voerde
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Ennepetal
$1212
29 km or 18 mi Haan
$1215
30 km or 18 mi Dusseldorf
$1470
30 km or 18 mi Herdecke
$1221
30 km or 19 mi Rheinberg
$1218
31 km or 20 mi Hilden
$1218
32 km or 20 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
32 km or 20 mi Waltrop
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Solingen
$969
32 km or 20 mi Datteln
$1211