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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 4.02% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 4.38% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 22.88% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 6.15% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 15.39% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.38% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.09 $      +0.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.43 $      +12.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.25 $      +26.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.78 $      +8.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.78 $      -24.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.16 $      -14.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.56 $      +58.46 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.10 $      +62.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.97 $      -4.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.71 $      -29.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.06 $     2.01 $      -34.35 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     2.45 $      +6.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     10.25 $      +7.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.79 $     8.75 $      +12.29 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.82 $      -26.62 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.83 $      -24.63 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.86 $     2.85 $      -26.14 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     1.71 $      -29.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $     1.19 $      -24.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.56 $      -68.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.30 $      -47.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     1.05 $      -54.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     1.26 $      -61.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.30 $      +5.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.15 $      +57.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 68.50 $     84.47 $      +23.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.03 $      +34.48 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.14 $      +37.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.52 $      +5.06 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.99 $      +107.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,899.14 $      +18.57 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.29 $     250.44 $      +56.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.12 $      -25.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.00 $     28.02 $      -40.38 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.37 $     39.80 $      +1.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.12 $     21.88 $      +20.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.35 $      +13.46 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.19 $     97.25 $      +136.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.05 $     44.21 $      +22.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.18 $     99.70 $      +29.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.53 $     117.44 $      +38.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.01 $     719.07 $      -29.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.81 $     522.78 $      -32.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.39 $     1,421.77 $      -17.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.47 $     1,059.31 $      -18.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,905.60 $     4,006.22 $      +110.23 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.79 $     2,632.48 $      +110.13 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,304.31 $     2,610.42 $      -21.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.04      -27.86 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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