Cost of Living in Dusseldorf

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1593
$3905
🛋️ Without rent
$732
$2356
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$861
$1549
🍽️ Food
$407
$1081
🚐 Transport
$180
$480
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3177
😀 Quality of life
94
🏙️ Population
646K

The average cost of living in Dusseldorf is $1593, which is in the top 26% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2385th out of 9294 in our global list, 10th out of 662 in Germany, and 3rd out of 201 in North Rhine-Westphalia.

The median after-tax salary is $3177, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 29th (TOP 0.3%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Germany, and 2nd most liveable city in North Rhine-Westphalia. With an estimated population of 646K, Dusseldorf is the 6th largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmDusseldorf Airport
😷 Air qualityGood10.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank349Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
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Prices in Dusseldorf

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.27
 Cappuccino
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$850
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1628
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1209
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$145
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$222
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7619
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5880
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$93.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$91.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$400
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22252

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