Cologne vs Tripoli - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Tripoli
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$457
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1247
🏠 One person rent
$800
$153
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$369
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$202
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$274
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
91
22
😀 Quality of life
95
48
🏙️ Population
1.08M
1.13M

The cost of living in Cologne is 229% more expensive than in Tripoli. Cities ranked 2657th and 8574th ($1502 vs $457) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Germany and Libya, respectively. Check Germany vs Libya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.6 months in Tripoli. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Tripoli ranked 1st in Libya, while ranked 15th and 6343rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Tripoli
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$6.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$36.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$0.72
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$0.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$540
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$10.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$15.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
15.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$1068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$5.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$8.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$1.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$53.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$67
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$1544

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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

Cities near Tripoli

Distance City Cost of living
45 km or 28 mi Zawiya
$309
66 km or 41 mi Sabratha
$332
80 km or 50 mi Gharyan
$337
103 km or 64 mi Zuwarah
$332
104 km or 64 mi Al-Khums
$339
110 km or 68 mi Yafran
$331
187 km or 116 mi Misrata
$304
305 km or 190 mi Sfax
$329
308 km or 191 mi Gabes
$300
355 km or 221 mi Mosta
$1170
355 km or 221 mi Marsaskala
$1242
356 km or 221 mi Zabbar
$1032
356 km or 221 mi Birkirkara
$1388
357 km or 222 mi Naxxar
$1250
357 km or 222 mi Valletta
$1534
358 km or 222 mi San Gwann
$1333
358 km or 222 mi Gzira
$1531
359 km or 223 mi Sliema
$1405
359 km or 223 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
404 km or 251 mi Sousse
$370
422 km or 262 mi Kairouan
$299
442 km or 275 mi Gafsa
$343
456 km or 284 mi Nabeul
$372
472 km or 293 mi Ragusa
$873
476 km or 296 mi Gela
$987
488 km or 303 mi Niscemi
$1103
495 km or 307 mi Agrigento
$954
504 km or 313 mi Syracuse
$908
516 km or 320 mi Tunis
$489
516 km or 321 mi La Marsa
$492
521 km or 323 mi Aryanah
$426
543 km or 337 mi Catania
$1055
545 km or 338 mi Tebessa
$387
552 km or 343 mi Marsala
$1106
575 km or 357 mi Bizerte
$384
575 km or 357 mi Trapani
$909
583 km or 362 mi Palermo
$984
591 km or 367 mi El Oued
$293
611 km or 380 mi Souk Ahras
$337
624 km or 388 mi Reggio Calabria
$848