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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 11.03% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 2.13% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 17.50% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 13.68% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 8.86% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.32% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.75 $      +7.50 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     53.75 $      +19.44 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     9.12 $      +40.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     4.03 $      +15.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.03 $      -19.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     3.37 $      -7.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     2.72 $      +69.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     2.27 $      +76.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     1.01 $      +0.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.84 $      -24.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     2.14 $      -28.71 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     2.64 $      +15.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     11.20 $      +17.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     9.45 $      +21.74 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     2.93 $      -22.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     3.01 $      -19.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     3.05 $      -20.67 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     1.81 $      -24.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.27 $      -18.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.63 $      -64.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.72 $      -44.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.11 $      -52.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     1.33 $      -59.26 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.72 $      +11.98 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.36 $      +67.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     87.34 $      +24.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.30 $      +43.33 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.28 $      +47.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     33.59 $      +15.84 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.14 $      +121.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     25,530.77 $      +22.70 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.74 $     261.49 $      +62.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.12 $      -19.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.76 $     29.83 $      -36.22 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     44.79 $      +13.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.42 $     22.95 $      +24.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.09 $      +20.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.12 $     104.65 $      +154.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     46.91 $      +28.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     107.58 $      +39.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     126.43 $      +49.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.94 $     763.91 $      -25.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.69 $     558.67 $      -27.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.74 $     1,524.44 $      -11.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.24 $     1,125.07 $      -13.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,943.35 $     4,221.11 $      +117.21 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,252.72 $     2,803.99 $      +123.83 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.66 $     2,784.55 $      -15.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     3.11      -25.64 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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