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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Berlin Reverse

You would need around 2,926.18€ (3,788.91$) in Berlin to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 11.38% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 29.83% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 55.00% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 20.07% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 25.83% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 17.81% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Berlin      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     7.77 $      -35.26 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     51.79 $      -13.68 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.24 $     7.77 $      +7.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     3.88 $      -22.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.88 $      -35.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     2.97 $      -24.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.55 $      +42.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     2.05 $      +37.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.96 $      -7.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.72 $      -40.48 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.63 $     2.37 $      -48.84 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.55 $      -5.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.01 $     9.63 $      -25.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.45 $     8.84 $      +18.73 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.94 $      -27.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     3.06 $      -29.78 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.51 $     2.86 $      -48.11 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.83 $      -23.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $     1.45 $      -19.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     0.62 $      -64.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.47 $      -46.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.05 $      -66.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     1.30 $      -73.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     6.47 $      -28.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     3.37 $      +34.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     99.70 $      +42.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     4.14 $      +59.36 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     2.14 $      +22.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     32.37 $      +15.61 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     2.07 $      +109.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     24,601.84 $      +32.98 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 206.46 $     230.99 $      +11.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.12 $      +79.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $     30.29 $      -45.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.98 $     35.60 $      -43.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.13 $     19.24 $      -26.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     11.65 $      -2.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.37 $     103.14 $      +113.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 $     48.83 $      +28.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 94.52 $     102.83 $      +8.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.49 $     133.54 $      +11.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.75 $     787.44 $      -58.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,302.04 $     552.62 $      -57.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,693.33 $     1,631.24 $      -55.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,246.88 $     1,151.06 $      -48.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     4,114.91 $      +27.58 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     2,550.82 $      +8.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,006.39 $     2,310.40 $      -42.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.75     2.96      -20.92 %
 
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