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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 11.42% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 18.10% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 33.04% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 6.53% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 33.63% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 3.41% higher than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(9.99 €)
    9.91 $
(9.00 €)
     -9.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(40.87 €)
    44.04 $
(40.00 €)
     -2.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.60 $
(5.99 €)
    7.71 $
(7.00 €)
     +16.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.18 €)
    3.30 $
(3.00 €)
     -5.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.54 €)
    3.30 $
(3.00 €)
     -33.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(3.38 €)
    2.76 $
(2.51 €)
     -25.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.50 €)
    2.18 $
(1.98 €)
     +32.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(1.21 €)
    1.81 $
(1.64 €)
     +35.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.78 $
(3.43 €)
    3.05 $
(2.77 €)
     -19.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(2.05 €)
    1.42 $
(1.29 €)
     -37.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 $
(1.35 €)
    0.73 $
(0.66 €)
     -51.35 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $
(2.23 €)
    1.89 $
(1.72 €)
     -22.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.46 $
(4.05 €)
    3.81 $
(3.46 €)
     -14.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.80 $
(3.45 €)
    3.36 $
(3.05 €)
     -11.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.65 €)
    1.00 $
(0.91 €)
     -45.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.64 €)
    1.00 $
(0.91 €)
     -44.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(1.62 €)
    1.08 $
(0.98 €)
     -39.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(1.07 €)
    0.58 $
(0.53 €)
     -50.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.43 €)
    1.05 $
(0.95 €)
     -33.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.60 €)
    0.44 $
(0.40 €)
     -74.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.90 €)
    5.51 $
(5.00 €)
     -54.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(1.57 €)
    0.91 $
(0.82 €)
     -47.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 $
(2.12 €)
    1.12 $
(1.01 €)
     -52.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(5.45 €)
    5.73 $
(5.20 €)
     -4.57 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.82 €)
    2.75 $
(2.50 €)
     +37.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $
(58.12 €)
    71.57 $
(65.00 €)
     +11.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.72 €)
    3.52 $
(3.20 €)
     +17.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.27 €)
    3.14 $
(2.85 €)
     +25.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.25 €)
    27.53 $
(25.00 €)
     -8.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 $
(2.62 €)
    5.97 $
(5.42 €)
     +106.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(19,072.20 €)
    20,369.96 $
(18,500.00 €)
     -3.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.21 $
(144.59 €)
    240.07 $
(218.03 €)
     +50.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.15 €)
    0.11 $
(0.10 €)
     -33.34 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.60 $
(43.23 €)
    25.10 $
(22.80 €)
     -47.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.53 $
(34.09 €)
    33.33 $
(30.27 €)
     -11.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.62 $
(16.91 €)
    19.02 $
(17.27 €)
     +2.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.08 €)
    11.01 $
(10.00 €)
     +10.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.01 $
(37.25 €)
    83.93 $
(76.23 €)
     +104.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.51 $
(32.25 €)
    37.03 $
(33.63 €)
     +4.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.28 $
(70.19 €)
    92.09 $
(83.64 €)
     +19.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.74 $
(78.78 €)
    107.27 $
(97.42 €)
     +23.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 987.30 $
(896.66 €)
    636.37 $
(577.95 €)
     -35.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.65 $
(701.72 €)
    445.42 $
(404.53 €)
     -42.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,698.03 $
(1,542.15 €)
    1,216.46 $
(1,104.79 €)
     -28.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,311.30 $
(1,190.92 €)
    895.18 $
(813.00 €)
     -31.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 207.57 $
(188.52 €)
    356.31 $
(323.60 €)
     +71.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.29 $
(120.15 €)
    238.46 $
(216.57 €)
     +80.25 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,660.13 $
(2,415.93 €)
    2,252.75 $
(2,045.95 €)
     -15.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     2.95      -29.69 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: USD