Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 16.20% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 19.18% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Berlin are 24.44% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.48% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 26.81% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 7.42% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(13.06 €)
18.38 A$
(12.00 €)
     -8.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 A$
(78.34 €)
83.48 A$
(54.50 €)
     -30.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.97 A$
(9.12 €)
13.78 A$
(9.00 €)
     -1.41 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(5.88 €)
6.13 A$
(4.00 €)
     -31.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(5.88 €)
6.13 A$
(4.00 €)
     -31.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 A$
(2.98 €)
4.89 A$
(3.20 €)
     +7.24 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.28 A$
(2.14 €)
3.51 A$
(2.29 €)
     +7.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 A$
(1.92 €)
2.78 A$
(1.82 €)
     -5.26 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.36 A$
(4.81 €)
6.12 A$
(4.00 €)
     -16.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.02 A$
(1.97 €)
2.14 A$
(1.40 €)
     -29.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(0.79 €)
1.52 A$
(0.99 €)
     +25.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.26 A$
(3.44 €)
4.19 A$
(2.73 €)
     -20.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.18 A$
(3.38 €)
8.27 A$
(5.40 €)
     +59.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.29 A$
(3.45 €)
6.26 A$
(4.09 €)
     +18.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.16 A$
(5.98 €)
8.75 A$
(5.71 €)
     -4.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 A$
(1.23 €)
1.73 A$
(1.13 €)
     -8.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.59 A$
(1.04 €)
1.22 A$
(0.80 €)
     -23.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(1.09 €)
1.68 A$
(1.09 €)
     +0.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.58 A$
(2.34 €)
2.06 A$
(1.35 €)
     -42.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(0.97 €)
1.32 A$
(0.86 €)
     -11.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 A$
(0.88 €)
0.98 A$
(0.64 €)
     -27.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.82 A$
(2.49 €)
1.99 A$
(1.30 €)
     -47.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 A$
(1.39 €)
0.94 A$
(0.61 €)
     -56.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 A$
(10.12 €)
7.66 A$
(5.00 €)
     -50.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.14 A$
(4.01 €)
1.65 A$
(1.08 €)
     -73.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.80 A$
(4.44 €)
2.45 A$
(1.60 €)
     -63.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 40.00 A$
(26.11 €)
12.25 A$
(8.00 €)
     -69.36 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(2.94 €)
4.60 A$
(3.00 €)
     +2.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(141.92 €)
130.20 A$
(85.00 €)
     -40.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(2.94 €)
6.13 A$
(4.00 €)
     +36.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 A$
(2.94 €)
4.93 A$
(3.22 €)
     +9.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 59.80 A$
(39.04 €)
50.55 A$
(33.00 €)
     -15.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.70 A$
(5.03 €)
12.04 A$
(7.86 €)
     +56.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 A$
(22,848.91 €)
39,826.84 A$
(26,000.00 €)
     +13.79 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,029.26 A$
(18,951.06 €)
41,392.92 A$
(27,022.38 €)
     +42.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.98 A$
(120.11 €)
435.78 A$
(284.49 €)
     +136.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.64 A$
(0.42 €)
0.16 A$
(0.11 €)
     -74.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.73 A$
(47.48 €)
57.93 A$
(37.82 €)
     -20.36 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.32 A$
(55.04 €)
49.40 A$
(32.25 €)
     -41.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.58 A$
(14.74 €)
28.22 A$
(18.42 €)
     +24.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 22.00 A$
(14.36 €)
18.38 A$
(12.00 €)
     -16.45 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,424.06 A$
(1,582.49 €)
241.44 A$
(157.62 €)
     -90.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,666.67 A$
(14,144.56 €)
12,390.57 A$
(8,088.89 €)
     -42.81 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.48 A$
(72.78 €)
119.83 A$
(78.23 €)
     +7.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 73.61 A$
(48.05 €)
53.89 A$
(35.18 €)
     -26.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 153.94 A$
(100.50 €)
123.67 A$
(80.73 €)
     -19.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 175.78 A$
(114.75 €)
154.36 A$
(100.77 €)
     -12.19 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,444.27 A$
(1,595.68 €)
1,880.35 A$
(1,227.54 €)
     -23.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,808.82 A$
(1,180.84 €)
1,383.02 A$
(902.87 €)
     -23.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,736.97 A$
(3,092.42 €)
3,374.63 A$
(2,203.05 €)
     -28.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,140.30 A$
(2,050.07 €)
2,528.28 A$
(1,650.53 €)
     -19.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,574.73 A$
(1,028.02 €)
1,155.23 A$
(754.17 €)
     -26.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 910.62 A$
(594.48 €)
761.67 A$
(497.24 €)
     -16.36 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,606.33 A$
(4,312.78 €)
4,943.03 A$
(3,226.94 €)
     -25.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.78 2.06      -25.80 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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