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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Berlin Reverse

You would need around 2,947.76€ (3,870.48$) in Berlin to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ in Boston, MA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 9.76% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 28.32% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 53.70% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 18.67% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 24.59% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 17.85% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Berlin      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     7.88 $      -34.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     52.52 $      -12.46 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.24 $     7.88 $      +8.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.94 $      -21.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.94 $      -34.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     3.00 $      -24.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.58 $      +44.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     2.12 $      +42.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.97 $      -6.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.75 $      -39.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.63 $     2.40 $      -48.12 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.62 $      -3.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.01 $     9.77 $      -24.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.45 $     8.87 $      +19.18 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.98 $      -26.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     3.10 $      -28.80 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.51 $     2.90 $      -47.38 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.85 $      -22.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $     1.47 $      -18.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     0.66 $      -62.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.57 $      -45.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.06 $      -65.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     1.32 $      -72.73 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     6.57 $      -27.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.41 $      +36.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     101.10 $      +44.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     4.20 $      +61.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     2.17 $      +24.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     32.83 $      +17.23 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     2.10 $      +112.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     24,947.48 $      +34.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 206.46 $     236.86 $      +14.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.12 $      +82.87 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $     30.92 $      -44.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.98 $     36.50 $      -42.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.13 $     19.51 $      -25.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.82 $      -1.52 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.37 $     104.59 $      +116.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 $     49.52 $      +30.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 94.52 $     104.27 $      +10.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.49 $     133.83 $      +12.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.75 $     810.41 $      -57.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,302.04 $     560.56 $      -56.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,693.33 $     1,672.16 $      -54.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,226.47 $     1,174.83 $      -47.23 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     4,228.35 $      +31.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     2,638.09 $      +12.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,006.39 $     2,359.07 $      -41.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.75     2.96      -20.92 %
 
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