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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Berlin Reverse

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You would need around 3,003.56€ (3,688.52$) in Berlin to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ in Boston, MA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 14.71% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 32.94% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 57.55% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 21.28% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 27.46% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 18.37% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Berlin      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     7.98 $      -33.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     49.12 $      -18.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     7.37 $      +5.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.68 $      -26.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.68 $      -38.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     2.90 $      -26.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.43 $      +35.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     1.98 $      +31.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.91 $      -10.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.98 $     1.83 $      -38.55 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     2.30 $      -54.37 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     2.33 $      -13.63 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.60 $     9.91 $      -21.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     8.17 $      +7.15 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.94 $      -29.63 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     3.02 $      -25.76 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.50 $     2.89 $      -47.49 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.92 $      -20.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     1.37 $      -22.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     0.60 $      -64.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.14 $      -48.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     1.02 $      -65.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.26 $      -71.53 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.78 $     6.14 $      -37.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.19 $      +27.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $     95.79 $      +27.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     3.93 $      +51.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     2.03 $      +16.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     30.70 $      +9.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     1.94 $      +97.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     22,933.81 $      +20.70 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     217.16 $      +3.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.11 $      +59.84 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.92 $     28.64 $      -46.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.98 $     33.88 $      -47.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     18.22 $      -29.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.05 $      -7.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     95.50 $      +99.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.25 $     45.35 $      +21.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     97.09 $      +1.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     122.63 $      +4.29 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.18 $     747.95 $      -61.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,343.48 $     520.86 $      -61.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,678.57 $     1,558.07 $      -57.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,382.35 $     1,091.69 $      -54.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     3,996.58 $      +30.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     2,553.46 $      +18.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,084.65 $     2,236.24 $      -45.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72     2.95      -20.78 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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