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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 5.05% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 3.51% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 22.34% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 7.65% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 14.65% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.56% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.12 $      +1.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.59 $      +12.42 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.59 $      +32.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.79 $      +8.40 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.79 $      -24.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.18 $      -13.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.57 $      +58.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.11 $      +62.96 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.97 $      -3.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.72 $      -29.10 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.05 $      -32.85 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.43 $      +5.07 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     10.32 $      +8.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     8.73 $      +11.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     2.81 $      -26.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     2.82 $      -24.77 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.85 $      -25.68 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.71 $      -28.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.19 $      -24.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.56 $      -68.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.32 $      -47.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.05 $      -54.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     1.26 $      -61.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.32 $      +5.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.16 $      +58.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     84.74 $      +22.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.05 $      +34.90 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.15 $      +38.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.62 $      +5.39 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.99 $      +108.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,977.87 $      +18.94 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.36 $     251.53 $      +56.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.12 $      -26.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     28.15 $      -40.17 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     39.61 $      +0.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     21.90 $      +22.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.38 $      +13.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     97.19 $      +136.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     44.78 $      +24.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     100.08 $      +29.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.61 $     118.46 $      +40.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,027.76 $     718.95 $      -30.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.54 $     524.12 $      -32.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.36 $     1,428.84 $      -17.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.81 $     1,061.54 $      -18.71 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     4,023.92 $      +112.02 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     2,668.25 $      +112.61 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.56 $     2,625.51 $      -20.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.05      -27.51 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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