Essen Tourism

Essen is a city in the central part of Ruhr in North Rhine-Westphalia, in Germany. It is located on River Ruhr with a population of about 579,000 people. It is the 9thlargest city in Germany. It has been one of German’s coal and steel centers until 1970s. The city has since developed into a tertiary sector of the German economy.

  • Know the pollution level of Essen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Essen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Essen.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.11 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 38.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 61.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.11 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Essen is 178.63 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.54 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 87.78 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.55 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.45 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Essen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.52 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.49 USD

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