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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 10.17% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 17.25% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 33.25% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 7.99% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 29.21% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 1.58% lower than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     8.70 $      -12.97 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     43.52 $      -3.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     7.60 $      +16.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.26 $      -6.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.26 $      -34.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     2.72 $      -26.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     2.11 $      +29.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     1.80 $      +38.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.82 $      -18.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     1.52 $      -38.23 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     1.79 $      -42.27 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     1.92 $      -18.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     9.05 $      -5.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     7.35 $      -8.42 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     2.33 $      -39.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     2.39 $      -37.42 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     2.52 $      -35.60 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     1.49 $      -39.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.01 $      -36.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.48 $      -72.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     5.44 $      -54.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     0.89 $      -48.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     1.06 $      -51.51 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     5.66 $      -5.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     2.72 $      +35.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     69.52 $      +8.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     3.48 $      +16.04 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.85 $      +19.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     27.20 $      -9.34 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.57 $      +92.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     21,758.05 $      +3.61 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.51 $     228.52 $      +45.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.10 $      -30.73 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     24.37 $      -48.04 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.03 $     32.30 $      -15.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     18.68 $      +1.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.79 $      -2.09 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.74 $     82.76 $      +103.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.75 $     37.96 $      +6.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.43 $     90.17 $      +16.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.73 $     101.90 $      +20.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.66 $     599.04 $      -37.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 755.06 $     431.91 $      -42.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.53 $     1,167.18 $      -29.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.70 $     886.38 $      -29.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.73 $     3,594.61 $      +84.46 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,290.45 $     2,389.77 $      +85.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,624.26 $     2,137.14 $      -18.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.10      -26.44 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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