Summary

Cost of living in Dusseldorf is 22% more expensive than Essen according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,780
$1,386
Cost of Living
$2,840
$2,042
Average Salary
$1,065
$720
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$819.54
$554.25
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$632.07
$441.16
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,800.38
$1,018.5
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,318.75
$887.84

Salaries And Financing

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,839.84
$2,042.86
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.91
%1.98

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$281.83
$243.05
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.11
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$37.3
$40.51

Markets

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.87
$0.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.72
$1.21
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.32
$2.07
Local Cheese (1kg)
$10.09
$9.21
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.66
$0.33
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.3
$4.92
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.95
$0.92
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.48
$1.43
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.78
$7.6
Apples (1kg)
$2.72
$2.78
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.58
$9.05
Oranges (1kg)
$2.55
$2.43
Potato (1kg)
$1.65
$1.42
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.03
$0.9
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.81
$2.3
Tomato (1kg)
$2.9
$2.61
Banana (1kg)
$1.76
$2.03
Onion (1kg)
$1.36
$1.5
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$13.94
$12.25

Transportation

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.35
$3.34
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$88.72
$92.17
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.62
$1.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$25,042.09
$21,314.82
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.59
$5.71
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.66
$2.92
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$38.41
$55.75
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,068.81
$23,941.14

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$90.11
$85.34
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$41.25
$61.34
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$89.68
$92.83
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$138.78
$111.19

Restaurants

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.68
$13.79
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$56.92
$59.08
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.75
$9.45
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.25
$3.45
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.14
$3.16
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.55
$1.99
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.88
$1.71
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.05
$3.06

Sports And Leisure

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$40.24
$33.12
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$23.63
$22.71
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.18
$12.8

Childcare

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$427.13
$366.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$20,850.35
$12,053.29

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Dusseldorf
Essen
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,316.66
$2,363.39
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,615.83
$2,237.34