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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Berlin Reverse

You would need around 2,929.96€ (3,872.03$) in Berlin to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 9.72% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 28.30% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 53.68% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 18.64% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 24.56% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 17.35% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Berlin      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     7.93 $      -33.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     52.86 $      -11.90 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.24 $     7.93 $      +9.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.96 $      -20.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.96 $      -33.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     3.02 $      -23.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.60 $      +45.16 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     2.14 $      +43.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.98 $      -5.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.76 $      -39.25 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.63 $     2.42 $      -47.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.64 $      -2.61 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.01 $     9.83 $      -24.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.45 $     8.93 $      +19.96 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     3.00 $      -26.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     3.12 $      -28.34 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.51 $     2.92 $      -47.04 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.86 $      -22.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $     1.48 $      -17.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     0.66 $      -61.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.61 $      -44.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.07 $      -65.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     1.33 $      -72.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     6.61 $      -26.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.44 $      +37.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     101.76 $      +45.37 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     4.23 $      +62.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     2.18 $      +25.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     33.04 $      +17.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     2.11 $      +113.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     25,109.03 $      +35.72 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 206.46 $     238.40 $      +15.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.12 $      +84.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $     31.12 $      -44.43 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.98 $     36.73 $      -41.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.13 $     19.63 $      -24.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.89 $      -0.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.37 $     105.27 $      +117.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 $     49.84 $      +31.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 94.52 $     104.95 $      +11.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.49 $     134.70 $      +12.73 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.75 $     815.65 $      -57.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,302.04 $     564.19 $      -56.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,693.33 $     1,682.99 $      -54.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,226.47 $     1,182.44 $      -46.89 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     4,255.73 $      +31.94 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     2,655.17 $      +12.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,006.39 $     2,374.34 $      -40.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.75     2.96      -20.92 %
 
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