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average income is
€ 42000
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Athens , Greece
€14582
€9982
€10870
€12906
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
-
-
-
42 000
unemployment
-
-
-
120
health
-
-
-
2 982
pensions
-
-
-
8 400
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
7 084
surtax
-
-
-
708
total
-
-
-
19 294
Employee
17 746
-
34 696
-
health
453
-
885
-
pensions
1 184
-
2 314
-
surtax
63
-
630
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 235
-
2 415
-
income
2 975
-
6 634
-
total
5 910
-
12 878
-
Employer
17 746
-
34 696
-
pensions
2 366
-
4 625
-
unemployment
563
-
1 100
-
health
807
-
1 579
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
3 736
-
7 304
-
Corporate
20 518
42 000
-
-
income
5 335
10 920
-
-
total
5 335
10 920
-
-
Dividends
15 183
31 080
-
-
withholding
2 277
4 662
-
-
total
2 277
4 662
-
-
Income
42 000
42 000
42 000
42 000
Total tax
17 258
15 582
20 182
19 294
After tax
24 742
26 418
21 818
22 706
Living cost
11 836
11 836
11 836
11 836
Free-cash
12 906
14 582
9 982
10 870

Estimated living cost  is €11836 per year

€7146
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
€1029
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
€275
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
€3387
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
€0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
€0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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Thessaloniki , Greece
€14790
€10190
€11078
€13150
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
-
-
-
42 000
unemployment
-
-
-
120
health
-
-
-
2 982
pensions
-
-
-
8 400
other
-
-
-
-
income
-
-
-
7 084
surtax
-
-
-
708
total
-
-
-
19 294
Employee
17 426
-
34 696
-
health
445
-
885
-
pensions
1 162
-
2 314
-
surtax
57
-
630
-
other
-
-
-
-
unemployment
1 213
-
2 415
-
income
2 921
-
6 634
-
total
5 798
-
12 878
-
Employer
17 426
-
34 696
-
pensions
2 323
-
4 625
-
unemployment
552
-
1 100
-
health
793
-
1 579
-
other
-
-
-
-
total
3 668
-
7 304
-
Corporate
20 906
42 000
-
-
income
5 436
10 920
-
-
total
5 436
10 920
-
-
Dividends
15 470
31 080
-
-
withholding
2 320
4 662
-
-
total
2 320
4 662
-
-
Income
42 000
42 000
42 000
42 000
Total tax
17 222
15 582
20 182
19 294
After tax
24 778
26 418
21 818
22 706
Living cost
11 628
11 628
11 628
11 628
Free-cash
13 150
14 790
10 190
11 078

Estimated living cost  is €11628 per year

€7110
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
€1073
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
€268
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
€3177
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
€0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
€0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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