Cost of Living in Hanover | Lower Saxony

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1319
$3376
🛋️ Without rent
$673
$2162
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$646
$1215
🍽️ Food
$374
$1004
🚐 Transport
$146
$392
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2685
🏙️ Population
538k

The average cost of living in Hanover is $1319, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3106th out of 9294 in our global list, 42nd out of 662 in Germany, and 2nd out of 74 in the Lower Saxony.

The median after-tax salary is $2685, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 24th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Germany, and 1st most liveable city in Lower Saxony. With an estimated population of 538k, Hanover is the 13th largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport10 kmHannover Airport
😷 Air qualityGood10.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank226Leibniz University of Hanover
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Prices in Hanover

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.87
☕ Cappuccino
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.66

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$648
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$473
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1340
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$938
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4849
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4015

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$391
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15094

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