Numbers greater than 1000 in German

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Numbers greater than 1000

1 000 = (ein)tausend

1 500 = eintausendfünfhundert

2 000 = zweitausend

10 000 = zehntausend

15 000 = fünfzehntausend

20 000 = zwanzigtausend

100 000 =(ein)hunderttausend

150 000 = (ein)hundertfünfzigtausend

200 000 = zweihunderttausend

1 000 000 = eine Million

1 500 000 = eine Million fünfhunderttausend

2 000 000 = zwei Millionen


  • The number 1,000 can be pronounced as tausend or eintausend. We often say eintausend to avoid misunderstandings.
  • The number 1,500,000 is often pronounced as 1,5 Millionen (eins Komma fünf Millionen) – “one point five million”.

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