Czech Republic vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Czech Republic Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1007
$1325
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$3223
🏠 One person rent
$573
$720
🏘️ Family rent
$928
$1340
🍽️ Food expenses
$281
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$56
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1320
$2611
💸 GDP per capita
$22933
$46253
😃 Human freedom index
8.61
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
78.2
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
54
80
🌐 English speaking %
27%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
89
94
😀 Quality of life
69
79
🏙️ Population
10.5M
83.1M

The average cost of living in the Czech Republic ($1007) is 24% less expensive than in Germany ($1325). the Czech Republic ranked 64th vs 30th for Germany in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in the Czech Republic compared to 2 months in Germany. Ranked 34th and 17th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Czech Republic vs Germany

We calculate prices for the Czech Republic and Germany as a population-weighted mean of 58 and 662 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Czech Republic Germany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.41
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28
$47.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.59
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$3.72
 Cappuccino
$2.25
$3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.39
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$495
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$418
$519
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$1374
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.2
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.01%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4209
$5740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3002
$4180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.98
$2.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20.8
$70.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.8
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.88
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.96
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.62
$7.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.49
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.33
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.05
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.31
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.92
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.1
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.5
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.61
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.6
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.8
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$386
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8353
$11602

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Cities Comparison in the Czech Republic vs Germany

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Czech Republic

City Cost of living Population
Prague
$1245
1.28M
Brno
$1028
379K
Ostrava
$958
280K
Plzen
$952
169K
Liberec
$772
103K
Olomouc
$841
99.5K
Hradec Kralove
$1004
90.6K
Zlin
$867
73K
Ceske Budejovice
$1008
93.4K
Pardubice
$818
88.5K
Usti nad Labem
$799
90.4K
Havirov
$915
69.1K
Kladno
$864
66.9K
Most
$650
62.9K
Zizkov
$893
56.1K
Opava
$896
54.8K
Frydek-Mistek
$893
53.9K
Karvina
$921
49.9K
Jihlava
$911
50.1K
Mlada Boleslav
$999
41.9K
Decin
$872
47K
Jablonec nad Nisou
$801
44.6K
Prostejov
$885
43.1K
Karlovy Vary
$874
45.5K
Prerov
$1303
41.4K
Chomutov
$701
46.3K
Kolin
$864
32K
Trinec
$944
34.2K
Trebic
$859
34.4K
Smichov
$888
33.5K

In Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$1761
3.66M
Hamburg City
$1757
1.85M
Munich
$1941
1.49M
Cologne
$1502
1.08M
Frankfurt
$1681
764K
Dusseldorf
$1470
646K
Stuttgart
$1516
630K
Essen
$1102
582K
Nuremberg
$1206
516K
Leipzig
$1178
597K
Dresden
$1125
555K
Hanover
$1253
543K
Dortmund
$1155
588K
Bremen City
$1260
567K
Duisburg
$1001
496K
Karlsruhe
$1355
308K
Mannheim
$1357
310K
Gelsenkirchen
$1351
259K
Bielefeld
$1498
334K
Braunschweig
$1158
249K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1545
231K
Wuppertal
$1076
355K
Bonn
$1440
331K
Aachen
$1169
249K
Monchengladbach
$1256
260K
Krefeld
$1219
227K
Augsburg
$1389
296K
Wiesbaden
$1425
279K
Magdeburg
$1127
236K
Bochum
$1118
364K