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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/

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