Cost of Living in Dessau-Rolau

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1219
$2984
🛋️ Without rent
$554
$1735
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$665
$1249
🍽️ Food
$367
$978
🚐 Transport
$69.5
$189
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2503
😀 Quality of life
72
🏙️ Population
81.2K

The average cost of living in Dessau-Rolau is $1219, which is in the top 38% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3532nd out of 9294 in our global list, 166th out of 662 in Germany, and 6th out of 25 in Saxony-Anhalt.

The median after-tax salary is $2503, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 1581st (TOP 17%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 279th best city to live in Germany, and 6th most liveable city in Saxony-Anhalt. With an estimated population of 81.2K, Dessau-Rolau is the 102nd largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Flugplatz Zerbst
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7288 Anhalt University of Applied Sciences
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Prices in Dessau-Rolau

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.58
 Cappuccino
$2.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$601
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$468
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1228
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$953
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$207
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4939
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3701
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$65.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.97
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$57.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$72.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$303
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10826

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