Cost of Living in Magdeburg

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1127
$2619
🛋️ Without rent
$532
$1622
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$595
$997
🍽️ Food
$344
$921
🚐 Transport
$90.5
$246
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2562
😀 Quality of life
71
🏙️ Population
236K

The average cost of living in Magdeburg is $1127, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4229th out of 9294 in our global list, 629th out of 662 in Germany, and 24th out of 25 in Saxony-Anhalt.

The median after-tax salary is $2562, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 1847th (TOP 20%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 333rd best city to live in Germany, and 8th most liveable city in Saxony-Anhalt. With an estimated population of 236K, Magdeburg is the 32nd largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Magdeburg "City" Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 619 Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg
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Prices in Magdeburg

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$51.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.78
 Cappuccino
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$433
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$373
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$820
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$658
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$183
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$280
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$27
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5165
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3819
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$62.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$56.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$166
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9206

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