Cologne vs Nouakchott - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Nouakchott
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$741
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1808
🏠 One person rent
$800
$333
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$600
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$294
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$61.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$649
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
91
17
😀 Quality of life
95
34
🏙️ Population
1.08M
1.08M

The cost of living in Cologne is 103% more expensive than in Nouakchott. Cities ranked 2657th and 6290th ($1502 vs $741) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Germany and Mauritania, respectively. Check Germany vs Mauritania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.9 months in Nouakchott. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Nouakchott ranked 1st in Mauritania, while ranked 15th and 8045th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Nouakchott

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Cologne Nouakchott
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$8.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$4.22
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$2.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$3.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$314
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$660
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$65
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$99.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$63.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
13.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$279
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$214
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$31.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$4.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$2.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6.32
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$6.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$6.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$3.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$2.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$5.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$22.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$6.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$24.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$38
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$9186

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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
175 km or 109 mi Rosso
$691
234 km or 145 mi Saint-Louis
$853
275 km or 171 mi Louga
$921
380 km or 236 mi Thies
$871
398 km or 248 mi Rufisque
$921
404 km or 251 mi Dakar
$1047
421 km or 262 mi Fatick
$921
438 km or 272 mi Kaolack
$930
518 km or 322 mi Banjul
$450
527 km or 327 mi Lamin
$358
540 km or 335 mi Brikama
$437
587 km or 365 mi Kolda
$903
612 km or 380 mi Ziguinchor
$916
672 km or 417 mi Bafata
$557
693 km or 430 mi Bissau
$631
877 km or 545 mi Praia
$683
884 km or 549 mi Assomada
$656
904 km or 562 mi Boffa
$833
953 km or 592 mi Mamou
$856
965 km or 600 mi Mindelo
$729
978 km or 608 mi Forecariah
$834
984 km or 611 mi Conakry
$983
1041 km or 647 mi Banamba
$486
1047 km or 651 mi Bamako
$549
1048 km or 651 mi Laayoune
$490
1071 km or 665 mi Koulikoro
$485
1094 km or 680 mi Santa Lucia de Tirajana
$1054
1107 km or 688 mi Freetown
$739
1117 km or 694 mi Kankan
$860
1119 km or 695 mi Las Palmas
$1086
1135 km or 705 mi Tenerife
$1133
1145 km or 712 mi La Orotava
$956
1151 km or 715 mi Puerto de la Cruz
$1141
1155 km or 718 mi Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1008
1157 km or 719 mi San Cristobal de La Laguna
$1062
1159 km or 720 mi Segou
$487
1166 km or 725 mi Markala
$486
1175 km or 730 mi Bougouni
$487
1179 km or 732 mi Puerto del Rosario
$1267
1203 km or 748 mi Corralejo
$1162