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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 10.19% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 17.13% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 32.68% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 2.37% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 33.06% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 2.47% higher than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(9.00 €)
    10.00 $
(9.00 €)
     +0.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(40.49 €)
    44.46 $
(40.00 €)
     -1.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(5.85 €)
    7.77 $
(6.99 €)
     +19.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.15 €)
    3.33 $
(3.00 €)
     -4.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.50 €)
    3.33 $
(3.00 €)
     -33.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(3.35 €)
    2.79 $
(2.51 €)
     -25.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(1.48 €)
    2.18 $
(1.96 €)
     +32.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.19 €)
    1.82 $
(1.64 €)
     +37.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(3.43 €)
    3.04 $
(2.73 €)
     -20.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(2.03 €)
    1.42 $
(1.28 €)
     -37.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(1.31 €)
    0.72 $
(0.64 €)
     -51.03 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $
(2.18 €)
    1.88 $
(1.69 €)
     -22.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 $
(3.96 €)
    3.82 $
(3.44 €)
     -13.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $
(3.38 €)
    3.36 $
(3.02 €)
     -10.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.61 €)
    1.00 $
(0.90 €)
     -44.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.61 €)
    1.00 $
(0.90 €)
     -44.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.60 €)
    1.09 $
(0.98 €)
     -38.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.05 €)
    0.58 $
(0.52 €)
     -50.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.42 €)
    1.05 $
(0.95 €)
     -33.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.59 €)
    0.45 $
(0.41 €)
     -74.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.80 €)
    5.56 $
(5.00 €)
     -53.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(1.55 €)
    0.91 $
(0.82 €)
     -47.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(2.05 €)
    1.12 $
(1.01 €)
     -50.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.40 €)
    5.78 $
(5.20 €)
     -3.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.80 €)
    2.78 $
(2.50 €)
     +38.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(55.78 €)
    71.25 $
(64.10 €)
     +14.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.70 €)
    3.56 $
(3.20 €)
     +18.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.25 €)
    3.04 $
(2.74 €)
     +21.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.99 €)
    27.79 $
(25.00 €)
     -7.38 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(2.59 €)
    5.92 $
(5.33 €)
     +105.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(18,893.70 €)
    20,562.41 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -2.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.35 $
(142.47 €)
    239.83 $
(215.77 €)
     +51.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.14 €)
    0.11 $
(0.10 €)
     -32.61 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.11 $
(42.39 €)
    25.03 $
(22.52 €)
     -46.88 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.36 $
(33.61 €)
    33.66 $
(30.28 €)
     -9.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.72 $
(16.84 €)
    19.05 $
(17.13 €)
     +1.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.00 €)
    10.89 $
(9.80 €)
     +8.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.84 $
(36.74 €)
    83.75 $
(75.35 €)
     +105.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.64 $
(32.07 €)
    37.61 $
(33.84 €)
     +5.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.20 $
(69.46 €)
    92.84 $
(83.53 €)
     +20.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.31 $
(77.65 €)
    107.49 $
(96.70 €)
     +24.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 972.08 $
(874.58 €)
    629.67 $
(566.51 €)
     -35.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 761.62 $
(685.23 €)
    440.57 $
(396.38 €)
     -42.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,675.37 $
(1,507.33 €)
    1,206.25 $
(1,085.27 €)
     -28.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,298.49 $
(1,168.25 €)
    892.78 $
(803.23 €)
     -31.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 203.28 $
(182.89 €)
    354.23 $
(318.70 €)
     +74.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 131.29 $
(118.12 €)
    238.46 $
(214.54 €)
     +81.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,655.99 $
(2,389.60 €)
    2,255.29 $
(2,029.09 €)
     -15.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     2.97      -29.34 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: USD