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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 3.97% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 4.49% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 23.09% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 6.51% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 15.63% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.13% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.08 $      +0.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.42 $      +12.05 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.56 $      +31.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.78 $      +8.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.78 $      -24.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.16 $      -13.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.55 $      +57.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.10 $      +62.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.97 $      -4.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.73 $      -28.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.04 $      -33.13 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.42 $      +4.32 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     10.28 $      +7.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     8.69 $      +11.21 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.81 $      -26.58 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.81 $      -25.44 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.84 $      -26.08 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.71 $      -28.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.18 $      -24.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.56 $      -68.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.30 $      -47.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.05 $      -54.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     1.25 $      -62.11 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.30 $      +5.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.15 $      +57.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     84.77 $      +22.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.03 $      +34.46 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.14 $      +37.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.51 $      +5.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.98 $      +107.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,896.00 $      +18.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     251.22 $      +56.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.12 $      -26.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 $     28.22 $      -40.07 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     39.93 $      +1.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     21.77 $      +21.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.35 $      +13.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     96.83 $      +135.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.88 $     44.63 $      +24.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.16 $     99.74 $      +29.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.66 $     117.85 $      +39.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.81 $     717.02 $      -30.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.89 $     522.57 $      -32.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.77 $     1,425.61 $      -17.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.39 $     1,059.63 $      -18.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     4,010.74 $      +110.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     2,659.51 $      +111.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,310.14 $     2,620.08 $      -20.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.04      -27.67 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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