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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 8.34% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 15.05% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 30.34% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 5.31% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 28.42% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 10.05% lower than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.96 $      -10.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     44.79 $      -0.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.83 $      +20.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.36 $      -4.03 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.36 $      -32.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     2.79 $      -24.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     2.21 $      +35.64 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     1.86 $      +44.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.85 $      -16.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.55 $      -36.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     1.87 $      -39.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     1.98 $      -16.14 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     9.01 $      -5.91 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     7.55 $      -5.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     2.40 $      -37.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.45 $      -35.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     2.55 $      -34.72 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     1.54 $      -37.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.04 $      -35.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.48 $      -73.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.60 $      -53.35 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     0.92 $      -60.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     1.10 $      -67.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     5.71 $      -4.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.80 $      +39.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     71.72 $      +12.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.58 $      +19.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.00 $      +29.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     27.99 $      -6.38 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.63 $      +98.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,834.06 $      +3.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.50 $     235.52 $      +49.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.11 $      -30.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     25.25 $      -46.16 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.15 $     33.04 $      -13.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.43 $     19.48 $      +5.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.08 $      +0.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.84 $     85.33 $      +108.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     39.19 $      +9.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.46 $     91.01 $      +17.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     104.63 $      +23.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.05 $     616.05 $      -35.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.65 $     449.60 $      -40.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.05 $     1,222.23 $      -26.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.51 $     923.80 $      -26.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     3,747.92 $      +93.23 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     2,458.45 $      +89.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,967.07 $     2,267.07 $      -23.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.10      -26.44 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015February, 2015
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