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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 7.67% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 14.33% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 29.38% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 4.18% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 27.79% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 10.47% lower than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.06 $      -9.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     45.31 $      +0.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.87 $      +21.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.40 $      -2.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.40 $      -32.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     2.84 $      -23.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.24 $      +37.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.88 $      +45.98 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.87 $      -14.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.56 $      -36.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.08 $     1.86 $      -39.47 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     2.00 $      -15.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.61 $     9.00 $      -6.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     7.63 $      -5.01 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.43 $      -36.67 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.47 $      -35.29 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     2.55 $      -34.48 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.55 $      -36.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.05 $      -34.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.49 $      -72.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.66 $      -52.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     0.93 $      -60.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.36 $     1.12 $      -66.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     5.78 $      -3.73 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.83 $      +41.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     72.60 $      +13.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.62 $      +20.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.93 $      +23.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     28.32 $      -5.61 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     1.72 $      +85.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,519.99 $      +2.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.71 $     238.08 $      +50.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -30.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     25.35 $      -45.93 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.59 $     33.66 $      -12.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.27 $     19.76 $      +8.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.19 $      +1.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     86.65 $      +112.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     40.11 $      +12.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.58 $     92.10 $      +18.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.82 $     105.12 $      +23.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.68 $     621.03 $      -34.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.66 $     456.66 $      -39.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.19 $     1,248.80 $      -24.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,259.31 $     932.52 $      -25.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,923.15 $     3,779.48 $      +96.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,287.01 $     2,500.37 $      +94.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,993.57 $     2,296.10 $      -23.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     3.10      -26.59 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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