Cost of living in Düsseldorf, Germany

List of prices in Düsseldorf, Germany. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.93
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.96
12 eggs, large €2.78
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €3.02
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.81
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.90
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.87
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.08
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.23
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,270
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €883
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €213
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €778
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €643
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €156
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €27
40” flat screen TV €391
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €127
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €6
Hourly rate for cleaning help €14
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €85
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €38
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €84
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €109
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,983
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.46
Monthly ticket public transport €70
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €20
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €10
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €63
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.39
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.33
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.30
Tube of toothpaste €1.33
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €22
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €35
2 tickets to the movies €22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €121
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €47
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.76
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.83
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €511
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.14
1 month of gym membership in business district €40
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €5.59
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 217 prices entered by 46 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2018.

Düsseldorf position in our World Ranking

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114th
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western europe
32nd
out of 70
germany
5th
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