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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Berlin Reverse

You would need around 2,936.10€ (3,953.81$) in Berlin to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ in Boston, MA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Berlin are 7.80% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 26.78% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 53.00% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 16.39% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 23.62% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 19.26% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Berlin      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     8.08 $      -32.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     53.86 $      -10.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     8.08 $      +15.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     4.04 $      -19.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.04 $      -32.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $     3.11 $      -20.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.69 $      +51.66 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     2.23 $      +51.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.05 $     1.00 $      -4.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.96 $     1.83 $      -38.16 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.61 $     2.54 $      -44.88 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 $     2.76 $      +1.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     10.02 $      -25.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.92 $     9.08 $      +14.65 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     3.11 $      -23.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     3.18 $      -26.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.64 $     2.99 $      -46.97 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.95 $      -20.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.85 $     1.53 $      -17.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     0.72 $      -57.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.73 $      -43.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.09 $      -64.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     1.34 $      -72.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     6.73 $      -25.19 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.50 $      +40.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     103.69 $      +48.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     4.31 $      +65.74 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     2.22 $      +27.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     33.67 $      +20.23 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     2.16 $      +118.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,750.00 $     26,158.09 $      +39.51 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 201.02 $     242.85 $      +20.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.12 $      +87.55 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.58 $     31.70 $      -43.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     40.11 $      -37.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.16 $     20.01 $      -26.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     12.12 $      +1.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.07 $     108.71 $      +121.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.98 $     50.54 $      +29.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 96.09 $     109.83 $      +14.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 122.77 $     143.03 $      +16.51 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,900.00 $     820.76 $      -56.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,323.91 $     581.36 $      -56.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,660.00 $     1,695.93 $      -53.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,240.62 $     1,190.24 $      -46.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     4,415.36 $      +36.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     2,645.50 $      +12.41 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,064.48 $     2,402.70 $      -40.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.63     2.97      -18.13 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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