Cologne vs Manama - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Manama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$1307
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$2844
🏠 One person rent
$800
$808
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$1324
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$343
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$55.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$1902
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
91
44
😀 Quality of life
95
68
🏙️ Population
1.08M
157K

The cost of living in Cologne is 15% more expensive than in Manama. Cities ranked 2657th and 3149th ($1502 vs $1307) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Germany and Bahrain, respectively. Check Germany vs Bahrain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 1.5 months in Manama. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Manama ranked 1st in Bahrain, while ranked 15th and 3006th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Manama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$5.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$44.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$7.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$8.68
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$5.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$808
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$598
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$1315
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$1039
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$47.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
6.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$1538
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$1248
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$37.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$21.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$0.52
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$6.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$6.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$18.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$3.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$5.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$5.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$5.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$3.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$67.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$9.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$39.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$98.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$350
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$8196

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Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.7 mi Isa Town
$1152
10 km or 6.2 mi Riffa
$1002
44 km or 27 mi Dhahran
$969
54 km or 33 mi Dammam
$1004
98 km or 61 mi Qatif
$889
110 km or 68 mi Al Khor
$1755
126 km or 78 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
126 km or 78 mi Jubail
$861
139 km or 87 mi Doha
$1894
307 km or 191 mi Bushehr
$694
345 km or 214 mi Borazjan
$657
376 km or 233 mi Al Wafrah
$954
388 km or 241 mi Jahrom
$660
392 km or 244 mi Kazerun
$656
421 km or 262 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
424 km or 263 mi Shiraz
$724
426 km or 265 mi Riyadh
$1132
427 km or 265 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
428 km or 266 mi Fasa
$939
435 km or 270 mi Kuwait City
$1313
461 km or 287 mi Marvdasht
$659
467 km or 290 mi Al-Faw
$588
485 km or 301 mi Dubai
$1899
488 km or 303 mi Behbahan
$660
491 km or 305 mi Sharjah
$1360
498 km or 309 mi Umm Qasr
$588
498 km or 310 mi Ajman
$871
501 km or 312 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
503 km or 312 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
504 km or 313 mi Yasuj
$611
510 km or 317 mi Abadan
$630
524 km or 326 mi Khorramshahr
$657
543 km or 337 mi Az Zubayr
$601
547 km or 340 mi Basra
$823
555 km or 345 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
565 km or 351 mi Al Ain
$1448
573 km or 356 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
589 km or 366 mi Fujairah
$1095
597 km or 371 mi Ahvaz
$490
617 km or 383 mi Sirjan
$663