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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 10.60% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 17.39% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 32.42% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 7.93% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 33.25% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 5.13% higher than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(9.84 €)
    10.06 $
(9.00 €)
     -8.52 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(44.72 €)
    44.72 $
(40.00 €)
     -10.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(6.04 €)
    7.83 $
(7.00 €)
     +15.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.13 €)
    3.35 $
(3.00 €)
     -4.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.47 €)
    3.35 $
(3.00 €)
     -32.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(3.35 €)
    2.80 $
(2.51 €)
     -25.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.47 €)
    2.21 $
(1.97 €)
     +33.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(1.20 €)
    1.84 $
(1.65 €)
     +37.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.76 $
(3.36 €)
    3.08 $
(2.76 €)
     -17.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(2.03 €)
    1.43 $
(1.28 €)
     -36.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(1.34 €)
    0.73 $
(0.66 €)
     -51.00 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(2.23 €)
    1.93 $
(1.73 €)
     -22.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(4.02 €)
    3.79 $
(3.39 €)
     -15.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $
(3.43 €)
    3.40 $
(3.04 €)
     -11.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.66 €)
    1.02 $
(0.91 €)
     -44.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(1.63 €)
    1.00 $
(0.89 €)
     -45.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.60 €)
    1.08 $
(0.97 €)
     -39.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.06 €)
    0.58 $
(0.52 €)
     -51.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.41 €)
    1.05 $
(0.94 €)
     -33.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(1.58 €)
    0.44 $
(0.40 €)
     -74.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.73 €)
    5.59 $
(5.00 €)
     -53.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.58 €)
    0.91 $
(0.82 €)
     -48.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.37 $
(2.12 €)
    1.12 $
(1.01 €)
     -52.66 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.10 $
(5.46 €)
    5.81 $
(5.20 €)
     -4.69 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.79 €)
    2.88 $
(2.58 €)
     +43.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(58.14 €)
    72.67 $
(65.00 €)
     +11.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.68 €)
    3.58 $
(3.20 €)
     +19.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.24 €)
    3.15 $
(2.82 €)
     +25.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.83 €)
    27.95 $
(25.00 €)
     -6.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.85 $
(2.55 €)
    6.04 $
(5.40 €)
     +112.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(18,782.40 €)
    20,684.26 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -1.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.66 $
(141.01 €)
    242.78 $
(217.14 €)
     +53.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.14 €)
    0.11 $
(0.10 €)
     -32.83 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.02 $
(42.95 €)
    25.54 $
(22.84 €)
     -46.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.13 $
(33.21 €)
    34.19 $
(30.58 €)
     -7.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $
(16.40 €)
    19.32 $
(17.28 €)
     +5.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(8.94 €)
    11.18 $
(10.00 €)
     +11.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.20 $
(36.85 €)
    85.25 $
(76.25 €)
     +106.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.82 $
(32.03 €)
    38.12 $
(34.09 €)
     +6.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.77 $
(68.66 €)
    92.90 $
(83.09 €)
     +21.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.28 $
(78.06 €)
    106.75 $
(95.47 €)
     +22.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,012.28 $
(905.38 €)
    652.64 $
(583.72 €)
     -35.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 791.67 $
(708.07 €)
    459.26 $
(410.76 €)
     -41.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,727.92 $
(1,545.45 €)
    1,241.18 $
(1,110.11 €)
     -28.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,340.05 $
(1,198.54 €)
    915.58 $
(818.90 €)
     -31.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.03 $
(183.38 €)
    355.29 $
(317.77 €)
     +73.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.33 $
(118.36 €)
    244.61 $
(218.78 €)
     +84.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,679.13 $
(2,396.21 €)
    2,326.67 $
(2,080.97 €)
     -13.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     2.89      -30.96 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: USD