Cologne vs Sanaa - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Sanaa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$562
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1396
🏠 One person rent
$800
$249
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$465
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$190
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$68.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$362
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
91
35
😀 Quality of life
95
25
🏙️ Population
1.08M
2.96M

The cost of living in Cologne is 167% more expensive than in Sanaa. Cities ranked 2657th and 7658th ($1502 vs $562) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Germany and Yemen, respectively. Check Germany vs Yemen comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.6 months in Sanaa. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Sanaa ranked 1st in Yemen, while ranked 15th and 8860th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Sanaa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$2.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$17.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$4.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$251
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$556
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$334
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$33.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$51.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$34.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
11.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$1747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$968
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$16.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$5.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$4.06
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$6.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$7.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$2.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$4.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$20.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$4.18
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$59.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$4362

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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
24 km or 15 mi Sayyan
$485
92 km or 57 mi Dhamar
$490
147 km or 92 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
154 km or 96 mi Ibb
$502
159 km or 99 mi Zabid
$484
182 km or 113 mi Sa'dah
$485
198 km or 123 mi Taiz
$512
238 km or 148 mi Najran
$981
297 km or 185 mi Aden
$509
367 km or 228 mi Abha
$975
389 km or 242 mi Obock
$524
433 km or 269 mi Djibouti City
$552
465 km or 289 mi Bareq
$820
493 km or 307 mi Ali Sabieh
$523
512 km or 318 mi Massawa
$484
512 km or 318 mi Dikhil
$522
538 km or 334 mi Mukalla
$487
544 km or 338 mi Bisha
$821
550 km or 342 mi Mekelle
$613
567 km or 352 mi Asmara
$522
580 km or 361 mi Mendefera
$482
586 km or 364 mi As Sulayyil
$834
612 km or 381 mi Borama
$592
618 km or 384 mi Keren
$484
643 km or 400 mi Hargeisa
$788
681 km or 423 mi Dessie
$606
684 km or 425 mi Jijiga
$601
689 km or 428 mi Dire Dawa
$553
708 km or 440 mi Harar
$539
788 km or 490 mi Gondar
$565
818 km or 508 mi Mecca
$926
836 km or 520 mi Kassala
$600
847 km or 526 mi Bahir Dar
$556
869 km or 540 mi Jeddah
$990
879 km or 546 mi Port Sudan
$603
920 km or 572 mi Addis Ababa
$831
959 km or 596 mi El-Gadarif
$589
1067 km or 663 mi Riyadh
$1132
1072 km or 666 mi Salalah
$801
1114 km or 693 mi Awasa
$659