Cologne vs Mersin - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Mersin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$441
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1083
🏠 One person rent
$800
$190
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$319
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$133
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$67.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$321
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
62 km
🎓 Higher education
91
43
😀 Quality of life
95
60
🏙️ Population
1.08M
1.81M

The cost of living in Cologne is 241% more expensive than in Mersin. Cities ranked 2657th and 8632nd ($1502 vs $441) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 9th in Germany and Turkey, respectively. Check Germany vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.7 months in Mersin. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Mersin ranked 6th in Turkey, while ranked 15th and 5240th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Mersin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$2.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$11.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$3.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$121
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$306
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$216
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$49.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$76.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$8.63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
18.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$2306
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$1830
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$4.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$3.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$3.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$7.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$6.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$1.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$0.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$12.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$3.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$3.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$69.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$222
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$2812

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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
28 km or 18 mi Tarsus
$337
67 km or 42 mi Adana
$192
93 km or 58 mi Eregli
$356
106 km or 66 mi Mut
$318
109 km or 68 mi Ceyhan
$321
121 km or 75 mi Bor
$318
128 km or 80 mi Kozan
$319
130 km or 81 mi Nigde
$262
131 km or 82 mi Karaman
$364
136 km or 84 mi Iskenderun
$368
146 km or 90 mi Samandag
$320
146 km or 91 mi Kadirli
$318
148 km or 92 mi Osmaniye
$269
152 km or 95 mi Antakya
$399
170 km or 106 mi Hassa
$318
177 km or 110 mi Latakia
$395
181 km or 112 mi Islahiye
$319
182 km or 113 mi Aksaray
$326
184 km or 114 mi Reyhanli
$318
197 km or 122 mi Famagusta
$722
200 km or 124 mi Kyrenia
$754
203 km or 126 mi Nevsehir
$309
204 km or 127 mi Paralimni
$1023
205 km or 127 mi Idlib
$467
213 km or 132 mi Nicosia
$1164
223 km or 139 mi Kilis
$319
223 km or 139 mi Konya
$290
224 km or 139 mi Kahramanmaras
$298
225 km or 140 mi Dali
$930
225 km or 140 mi Talas
$320
226 km or 140 mi Aradippou
$900
227 km or 141 mi Larnaca
$1234
228 km or 142 mi Kayseri
$356
235 km or 146 mi Alanya
$400
236 km or 147 mi Aleppo
$445
248 km or 154 mi Gaziantep
$436
264 km or 164 mi Kirsehir
$316
267 km or 166 mi Hama
$481
276 km or 171 mi Limassol
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Ypsonas
$943