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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 9.01% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 0.21% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 19.18% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 11.20% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 10.36% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.47% lower than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.54 $      +5.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     52.71 $      +17.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.62 $      +32.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.95 $      +12.95 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.95 $      -20.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.28 $      -10.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.64 $      +63.85 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.20 $      +70.50 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.00 $      -0.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.77 $      -27.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.12 $      -29.46 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     2.58 $      +12.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     11.01 $      +15.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     9.24 $      +19.06 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     2.91 $      -23.70 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     2.97 $      -20.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     3.00 $      -21.75 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     1.77 $      -25.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.25 $      -20.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.61 $      -65.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.59 $      -45.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     1.09 $      -52.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     1.32 $      -59.65 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.59 $      +9.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.29 $      +64.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     86.97 $      +24.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.22 $      +40.55 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.24 $      +44.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 $     32.94 $      +12.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.09 $      +117.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,820.00 $     25,036.24 $      +20.25 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.20 $     258.76 $      +61.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.12 $      -21.69 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     29.27 $      -37.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.41 $     41.95 $      +6.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.61 $     22.68 $      +21.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.86 $      +18.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.29 $     101.96 $      +146.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     46.49 $      +28.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.19 $     104.08 $      +34.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     122.18 $      +44.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,019.94 $     747.35 $      -26.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.00 $     544.22 $      -29.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.11 $     1,489.12 $      -13.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,303.86 $     1,103.52 $      -15.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.07 $     4,096.76 $      +114.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.39 $     2,754.14 $      +119.04 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,296.96 $     2,726.72 $      -17.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.07      -26.96 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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