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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Germany Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Germany are 4.28% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Germany are 4.24% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Germany are 22.95% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Germany are 6.89% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Germany are 15.26% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Germany is 16.80% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.13 $      +1.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     50.63 $      +12.50 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     8.60 $      +32.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     3.80 $      +8.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.80 $      -24.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     3.18 $      -13.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     2.57 $      +58.92 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     2.11 $      +63.02 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.97 $      -3.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.73 $      -28.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     2.05 $      -32.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.44 $      +5.12 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     10.32 $      +8.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     8.73 $      +11.80 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     2.82 $      -26.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     2.82 $      -25.04 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     2.85 $      -25.85 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.72 $      -28.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.19 $      -24.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.56 $      -68.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     6.33 $      -47.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.05 $      -54.38 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     1.26 $      -61.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     6.33 $      +5.47 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.16 $      +58.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     84.48 $      +22.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     4.05 $      +35.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     2.15 $      +38.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     31.64 $      +5.47 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.99 $      +108.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,996.84 $      +19.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.41 $     251.73 $      +56.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.12 $      -26.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.07 $     28.24 $      -40.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     39.81 $      +0.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     21.84 $      +22.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.39 $      +13.91 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.16 $     97.26 $      +136.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.94 $     44.82 $      +24.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     100.15 $      +29.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     118.55 $      +40.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.07 $     719.50 $      -30.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.06 $     524.52 $      -32.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     1,429.92 $      -17.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.97 $     1,062.35 $      -18.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,895.59 $     4,026.98 $      +112.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     2,670.28 $      +112.77 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.41 $     2,630.27 $      -20.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.05      -27.49 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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