Cost of Living in Ilmenau

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$924
$2551
🛋️ Without rent
$501
$1562
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$422
$990
🍽️ Food
$334
$883
🚐 Transport
$64.4
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2503
😀 Quality of life
71
🏙️ Population
39K

The average cost of living in Ilmenau is $924, which is in the top 39% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5639th out of 9294 in our global list, 662nd out of 662 in Germany, and 20th out of 20 in Thuringia.

The median after-tax salary is $2503, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.7 months. Ranked 1826th (TOP 20%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 323rd best city to live in Germany, and 4th most liveable city in Thuringia. With an estimated population of 39K, Ilmenau is the 289th largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport 33 km Erfurt Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 10 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1234 Ilmenau University of Technology
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Prices in Ilmenau

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.52
 Cappuccino
$2.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$319
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$836
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$798
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4891
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3683
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$66.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$56.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10788

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