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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 10.07% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 17.41% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 33.75% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 5.70% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 31.98% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 2.24% higher than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(8.94 €)
    8.95 $
(8.00 €)
     -10.47 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(40.21 €)
    44.76 $
(40.00 €)
     -0.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(5.81 €)
    7.82 $
(6.99 €)
     +20.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.13 €)
    3.36 $
(3.00 €)
     -4.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.47 €)
    3.36 $
(3.00 €)
     -32.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $
(3.32 €)
    2.76 $
(2.47 €)
     -25.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.46 €)
    2.14 $
(1.91 €)
     +30.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 $
(1.18 €)
    1.80 $
(1.61 €)
     +36.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $
(0.91 €)
    0.81 $
(0.73 €)
     -20.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $
(2.20 €)
    1.57 $
(1.41 €)
     -36.16 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $
(2.80 €)
    1.61 $
(1.44 €)
     -48.42 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $
(2.14 €)
    1.85 $
(1.66 €)
     -22.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.65 $
(8.62 €)
    8.45 $
(7.55 €)
     -12.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.15 $
(7.29 €)
    7.50 $
(6.70 €)
     -8.07 %
Apples (1kg) 3.88 $
(3.47 €)
    2.24 $
(2.00 €)
     -42.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.86 $
(3.45 €)
    2.17 $
(1.94 €)
     -43.89 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.92 $
(3.50 €)
    2.39 $
(2.13 €)
     -39.09 %
Potato (1kg) 2.53 $
(2.26 €)
    1.31 $
(1.17 €)
     -48.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.42 €)
    1.06 $
(0.94 €)
     -33.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(1.59 €)
    0.44 $
(0.39 €)
     -75.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.72 €)
    5.60 $
(5.00 €)
     -53.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
(1.52 €)
    0.91 $
(0.81 €)
     -46.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.25 $
(2.01 €)
    1.10 $
(0.99 €)
     -50.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.36 €)
    5.82 $
(5.20 €)
     -3.01 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.79 €)
    2.80 $
(2.50 €)
     +39.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(57.19 €)
    71.62 $
(64.00 €)
     +11.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.68 €)
    3.58 $
(3.20 €)
     +19.37 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $
(1.39 €)
    1.90 $
(1.70 €)
     +22.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.81 €)
    27.98 $
(25.00 €)
     -6.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $
(0.69 €)
    1.58 $
(1.41 €)
     +103.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(18,765.60 €)
    20,702.78 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -1.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.04 $
(142.12 €)
    239.00 $
(213.57 €)
     +50.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.14 €)
    0.11 $
(0.10 €)
     -28.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $
(42.06 €)
    25.59 $
(22.87 €)
     -45.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $
(33.98 €)
    34.78 $
(31.08 €)
     -8.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(16.59 €)
    19.39 $
(17.32 €)
     +4.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(8.94 €)
    10.63 $
(9.50 €)
     +6.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.62 $
(36.30 €)
    84.71 $
(75.70 €)
     +108.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.92 $
(32.09 €)
    38.81 $
(34.68 €)
     +8.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.62 $
(69.36 €)
    92.30 $
(82.48 €)
     +18.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.08 $
(76.03 €)
    105.23 $
(94.04 €)
     +23.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 975.43 $
(871.64 €)
    620.83 $
(554.77 €)
     -36.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 764.87 $
(683.49 €)
    439.11 $
(392.39 €)
     -42.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,689.02 $
(1,509.31 €)
    1,183.07 $
(1,057.19 €)
     -29.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,293.67 $
(1,156.02 €)
    886.20 $
(791.90 €)
     -31.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,148.65 $
(1,920.03 €)
    3,746.99 $
(3,348.31 €)
     +74.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,405.47 $
(1,255.93 €)
    2,509.14 $
(2,242.17 €)
     +78.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,686.89 $
(2,401.01 €)
    2,268.74 $
(2,027.34 €)
     -15.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.03      -27.80 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD