Home News Top 6 cities to retire in Germany

Top 6 cities to retire in Germany

Retiring in Germany is relatively a new concept, however, a growing one. This is due to the many benefits that the country offers to its retiring expats, including one of the best rated health care systems in the world and a high quality of life. In 2016, Germany was amongst the top 10 countries in the Natixis Global Retirement Index (GRI). In addition to that, for those expats seeking to invest, Germany holds its reputation as the biggest economy in Europe.

There are many cities that are ideal for expats and each offer their own benefits. In this article, we will give you the editor’s pick of the top six cities to retire in Germany with some insight on the prices of basic necessities. The statistics are from Expatistan.

Berlin

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – €10
  • Monthly rent (furnished studio) – €500 – 800
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €115
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €18
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €13

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/berlin/

Munich

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – € 12
  • Monthly Rent (furnished studio)- €1k – 1.4k
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €175
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €19
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €16

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/munich/

Frankfurt

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – €13
  • Monthly rent (furnished studio) – €700 – 1k
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €800
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €18
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €12

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/frankfurt/

Hamburg

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – €10
  • Monthly rent (furnished studio) – €500- 800
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €132
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €20
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €14

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/hamburg/

Düsseldorf

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – €14
  • Monthly rent (furnished studio) – €700 – 900
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €113
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €20
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €13

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/dusseldorf/

Stuttgart

Average price per person:

  • Basic meal with beverage – €11
  • Monthly rent (furnished studio) – €500 – 800
  • Monthly utilities (water & electricity) – €106
  • Taxi trip (8-10km) – €19
  • Hourly rate of cleaning assist – €12

More information about at: https://welcome-center-germany.com/lifestyle/stuttgart/

Most Popular

Cost of Living in Berlin

When you decide to move to Germany, and Berlin in particular, it is important to understand what the cost of living in...

How to Start a Business in Berlin

Taxes Applicable in Berlin for Self-employed and Freelancers The legal form of your business will determine the various types...

Trade Tax in Germany (Gewerbesteuer)

Every business in Germany (with some exceptions) are liable to pay trade tax (Gewerbesteuer). There are various types of taxes that are...

The Difference Between Tax ID (TIN) and Tax Number in Germany

By the introduction of the tax identification number (IdNo, or TIN) in 2008, Germany wants to modernise its tax system by making...

VAT Number, Rates and Registration in Germany

What is the VAT number? The VAT number in Germany is used to identify you when making payments to...

The Anmeldung – How to Register Your Address in Germany

In Germany, it is required to register your address with the local district office (Bürgeramt). This is called the “anmeldung”, and is...