Living costs are the financial burdens due to e.g. rent, electricity or food. The expenses for a flat and utilities are usually the main fix cost we need to cover.
So the average costs for rent in Germany in 2019 was monthly about 890 €. In total the average private expenses for living have been around 2.574 €
The average expenses for food have been 356 € in 2019.
This means 35% of the cost are related to rent and utilities. 14 % of the cost are used for food, beverages and tobacco.