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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 8.28% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 0.48% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 19.78% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 10.38% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 10.98% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 17.23% lower than in United States

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  United States  Germany      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.50 $      +5.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     52.52 $      +16.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.53 $      +31.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.94 $      +12.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.94 $      -21.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     3.27 $      -10.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     2.63 $      +63.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.18 $      +69.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.99 $      -1.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.76 $      -27.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.11 $      -29.77 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     2.57 $      +11.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     10.97 $      +15.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     9.20 $      +18.60 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     2.90 $      -24.01 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     2.96 $      -20.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     2.99 $      -21.99 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.77 $      -26.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.25 $      -20.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.61 $      -65.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.57 $      -45.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.09 $      -52.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     1.32 $      -59.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.57 $      +9.42 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.28 $      +64.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     86.66 $      +23.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.20 $      +40.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.23 $      +43.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     32.83 $      +10.15 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.08 $      +116.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,815.00 $     24,947.48 $      +19.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.21 $     257.84 $      +60.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.12 $      -21.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.95 $     29.16 $      -37.88 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $     41.98 $      +6.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     22.60 $      +21.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.82 $      +18.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.31 $     101.60 $      +145.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.22 $     46.33 $      +27.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     103.72 $      +34.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.43 $     121.75 $      +44.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,021.58 $     745.76 $      -27.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.84 $     542.29 $      -29.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,730.96 $     1,483.84 $      -14.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.78 $     1,099.61 $      -15.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,913.18 $     4,102.31 $      +114.42 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.06 $     2,744.37 $      +118.14 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.41 $     2,717.05 $      -17.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     3.07      -26.98 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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