Cost of living in Austria - 2017

Hello,

Before moving to Austria, it is important to investigate the cost of living in the country.

As we did in 2015, we give you the opportunity to share your experience and tell us more about products and services average recorded prices in your town/city/area.

Don’t hesitate to let us know if the cost of living in Austria has decreased or increased in the past few years.

Thanks to your help, would-be expatriates will have the opportunity to refine and better prepare their expatriation project.

> How much does it cost to rent an apartment/house in Austria? 

> How much do you pay for your public transport tickets (bus, subway, train, tram)?

> Staple food: what do people eat and how much do they pay for basic food like bread, rice or pasta?

>What is your monthly grocery budget?

> How much does it cost to see a physician/doctor/specialist in Austria ? 

> What is your children's schooling monthly budget?

> How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?

> How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc.?

> How much do you pay for your Internet/phone subscription?

> How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?

> How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?

> How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?

> How much does a gym membership cost in Austria? 

Thank you everyone!

Priscilla

Approximately:

Cheapest room in a shared flat: 300
Studio apartment: 500

Grocery budget: 400 for two (not looking at what the cheapest brand is amd eating lots of quality fruits and veggies)

Phone: from 10

Internet: from 20

Gym: there's an "abo" system, so you need sign up for a whole year at least at most of the places. Cheapest is mcfit where it costs 20 for one person and 30 for two a month.

A student can survive from 500 € a month, an adult gives normally at least 1000 out.

Again approximately living in Klaus/Vorarlberg:

> How much does it cost to rent an apartment/house in Austria?  €950 (4 wohnzimmer / 95 m²)

> How much do you pay for your public transport tickets (bus, subway, train, tram)? €365 for the whole year for bus and train inside Vorarlberg state

> Monthly food (bread, rice or pasta, grocery, etc): what do people eat and how much do they pay for basic food like bread, rice or pasta? €400 / €500 for 2 adults and 1 child

> How much does it cost to see a physician/doctor/specialist in Austria ?  Government takes care of everything (so far)

> What is your children's schooling monthly budget? Near €0 (zero)

> How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc.? €72 for electricity and €170 betriebskosten (costs from the building, e.g. water, services, etc)

> How much do you pay for your Internet/phone subscription? €20 internet / €10 phone (actually I only use whatsapp)

> How much do you pay for an espresso coffee? around €3 (could be more or less - depends the place)

Best regards.

Thanks for cost of living detail information,
Kindly, let us know that, how much student earning during study, in per month. Because I am coming in Austria (Vienna) for study and I have allow 20 hrs per.

One think more after the graduation can i get PR/Passport/Citizen ship or not possible.

It depends on the job. If you work for a supermarket or bakery you will get about 7,50-8 € pro hour. But there are many companies who mostly hire students to send them on different events as waiters, kitchen helpers or hosts/hostesses. Firms like that: manpower, gvo, Diwa's, mag, etc... You would gwt at least 10€ pro hour. If you earn less than 410€ a month it is tax free, but you need to take care of your compulsory health insurance (about 60€ a month) on your own.  So for 20 hours a month you would get about 200 and pay 60 for insurance (if you have an insurance in your home country that covers Austrian healthcare then it is not necessary) so you'd have 140.

I have no idea about staying in Vienna after graduation but it is nkt so easy. I have a friend from Pakistani who started uni here but it was hard for him to find a job and get a visa.

But double citizenship is not possible in Austria. In case you got the citizenship you would need to lose your old one. That's not that funny...

Thanks Csanna of details and worth full answer, this will be mental y prepare of me, and support for me.

I want to do Carpenter work over there with carpenter person and learn this work because i feel it is good and bright future work,
on the other hand, if I compete my study and after that i get the job, but I can't get PR/ Passport of Austria, that means it is totally time waste, I should change destination for study. and I am also from Pakistan.
what is your opinion because your understanding and answering skill is very talented.
please suggest me..

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