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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 1.58% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 6.53% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 24.35% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 4.56% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 17.75% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.41% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     9.91 $      -0.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     49.55 $      +10.12 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.41 $      +29.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.72 $      +6.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.72 $      -25.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.10 $      -15.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.49 $      +53.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     2.04 $      +57.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.95 $      -6.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.68 $      -30.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.01 $      -34.35 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     2.33 $      +0.10 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     9.97 $      +4.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 $     8.46 $      +7.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.77 $      -27.72 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     2.76 $      -26.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.80 $      -27.14 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     1.66 $      -31.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.16 $      -27.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.55 $      -68.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.19 $      -48.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.03 $      -55.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     1.23 $      -62.70 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.19 $      +3.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.10 $      +54.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     82.26 $      +17.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.96 $      +32.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.11 $      +35.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     30.97 $      +3.93 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.94 $      +103.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,930.00 $     23,538.16 $      +12.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.02 $     249.41 $      +56.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.11 $      -27.31 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.05 $     27.64 $      -41.25 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 $     38.45 $      -2.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     21.46 $      +20.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.15 $      +11.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.97 $     94.93 $      +131.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     44.86 $      +25.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     98.50 $      +27.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.89 $     115.87 $      +36.48 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.05 $     706.86 $      -31.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.71 $     515.86 $      -33.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,742.16 $     1,407.64 $      -19.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.37 $     1,038.72 $      -20.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.43 $     4,010.78 $      +109.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.49 $     2,675.13 $      +112.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.95 $     2,555.14 $      -22.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.07      -27.06 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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