Cologne vs Rawalpindi - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Rawalpindi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$319
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$673
🏠 One person rent
$800
$147
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$193
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$107
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$38.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$161
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
91
65
😀 Quality of life
95
49
🏙️ Population
1.08M
2.1M

The cost of living in Cologne is 371% more expensive than in Rawalpindi. Cities ranked 2657th and 9106th ($1502 vs $319) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 4th in Germany and Pakistan, respectively. Check Germany vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.5 months in Rawalpindi. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Rawalpindi ranked 3rd in Pakistan, while ranked 15th and 6275th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Rawalpindi

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Cologne Rawalpindi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$1.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$8.19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.85
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$123
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$107
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$194
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$130
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$23.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$36.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$13.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
15.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$541
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$539
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$8.82
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$4.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$0.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$4.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$2.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$3.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$5.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$0.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$1.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$1.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$0.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$11.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$2.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$5.95
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$1.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$13.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$31.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$26.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$1234

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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
11 km or 7 mi Islamabad
$304
40 km or 25 mi Wah
$211
82 km or 51 mi Mirpur
$256
116 km or 72 mi Mardan
$244
120 km or 75 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
135 km or 84 mi Baramulla
$353
146 km or 90 mi Mingora
$246
148 km or 92 mi Gujrat
$243
151 km or 94 mi Kohat
$243
152 km or 94 mi Peshawar
$238
170 km or 105 mi Srinagar
$398
173 km or 107 mi Sargodha
$404
180 km or 112 mi Hafizabad
$196
183 km or 114 mi Sialkot
$239
192 km or 119 mi Jammu
$352
192 km or 119 mi Gujranwala
$223
210 km or 130 mi Chiniot
$226
211 km or 131 mi Kamoke
$213
228 km or 142 mi Sheikhupura
$234
243 km or 151 mi Faisalabad
$254
257 km or 160 mi Lahore
$360
258 km or 160 mi Jalalabad
$361
269 km or 167 mi Jhang
$236
275 km or 171 mi Gojra
$286
276 km or 172 mi Sahiwal
$201
277 km or 172 mi Amritsar
$437
283 km or 176 mi Pathankot
$336
294 km or 183 mi Khost
$346
312 km or 194 mi Okara
$343
346 km or 215 mi Jalandhar
$411
355 km or 221 mi Gardez
$353
374 km or 232 mi Kabul
$422
382 km or 238 mi Khanewal
$266
385 km or 239 mi Burewala
$226
397 km or 247 mi Ludhiana
$391
409 km or 254 mi Multan
$244
430 km or 267 mi Ghazni
$346
457 km or 284 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
474 km or 294 mi Chandigarh
$429
475 km or 295 mi Shimla
$317