Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 12.5% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 21.3% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Berlin are 34.5% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 9.3% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 22.8% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 18.1% higher than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.00 A$
(13.86 €)
22.40 A$
(13.50 €)
     -2.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 135.00 A$
(81.34 €)
107.88 A$
(65.00 €)
     -20.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(9.04 €)
16.60 A$
(10.00 €)
     +10.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 A$
(6.03 €)
7.47 A$
(4.50 €)
     -25.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$
(7.23 €)
6.64 A$
(4.00 €)
     -44.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.00 A$
(3.01 €)
5.97 A$
(3.60 €)
     +19.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 A$
(2.30 €)
4.79 A$
(2.88 €)
     +25.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 A$
(2.03 €)
4.32 A$
(2.60 €)
     +27.9 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.02 A$
(5.44 €)
7.36 A$
(4.43 €)
     -18.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.89 A$
(2.34 €)
2.99 A$
(1.80 €)
     -23.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.57 A$
(0.95 €)
2.14 A$
(1.29 €)
     +35.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.97 A$
(3.60 €)
5.53 A$
(3.33 €)
     -7.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.18 A$
(4.93 €)
9.77 A$
(5.89 €)
     +19.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.90 A$
(3.55 €)
9.50 A$
(5.72 €)
     +61.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.42 A$
(6.28 €)
10.67 A$
(6.43 €)
     +2.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.26 A$
(1.36 €)
1.96 A$
(1.18 €)
     -13.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.86 A$
(1.12 €)
1.23 A$
(0.74 €)
     -33.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.09 A$
(1.26 €)
1.72 A$
(1.04 €)
     -17.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.85 A$
(1.72 €)
2.12 A$
(1.28 €)
     -25.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(1.01 €)
1.33 A$
(0.80 €)
     -20.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(0.93 €)
1.39 A$
(0.84 €)
     -10.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.34 A$
(2.01 €)
2.33 A$
(1.41 €)
     -30.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 A$
(1.56 €)
1.36 A$
(0.82 €)
     -47.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 A$
(12.05 €)
9.12 A$
(5.50 €)
     -54.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.98 A$
(4.81 €)
1.70 A$
(1.03 €)
     -78.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.39 A$
(5.05 €)
3.03 A$
(1.82 €)
     -63.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 44.08 A$
(26.56 €)
13.61 A$
(8.20 €)
     -69.1 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$
(3.01 €)
5.31 A$
(3.20 €)
     +6.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 222.50 A$
(134.07 €)
82.81 A$
(49.90 €)
     -62.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 A$
(4.82 €)
8.22 A$
(4.95 €)
     +2.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.24 A$
(4.36 €)
6.14 A$
(3.70 €)
     -15.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 A$
(54.23 €)
58.09 A$
(35.00 €)
     -35.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.86 A$
(4.74 €)
11.32 A$
(6.82 €)
     +44.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 41,260.50 A$
(24,861.46 €)
49,423.40 A$
(29,780.00 €)
     +19.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,211.10 A$
(20,613.85 €)
50,485.55 A$
(30,420.00 €)
     +47.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 326.59 A$
(196.78 €)
559.13 A$
(336.90 €)
     +71.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 40.50 A$
(24.40 €)
32.41 A$
(19.53 €)
     -20.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.80 A$
(50.50 €)
67.77 A$
(40.84 €)
     -19.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.21 A$
(61.59 €)
59.46 A$
(35.83 €)
     -41.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.84 A$
(19.19 €)
35.46 A$
(21.37 €)
     +11.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 23.50 A$
(14.16 €)
19.92 A$
(12.00 €)
     -15.3 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,090.44 A$
(1,862.14 €)
348.15 A$
(209.78 €)
     -88.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,194.64 A$
(15,783.55 €)
14,567.75 A$
(8,777.78 €)
     -44.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 115.15 A$
(69.39 €)
131.28 A$
(79.11 €)
     +14.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103.90 A$
(62.60 €)
61.47 A$
(37.04 €)
     -40.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 175.61 A$
(105.82 €)
141.70 A$
(85.38 €)
     -19.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 216.17 A$
(130.25 €)
228.20 A$
(137.50 €)
     +5.6 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,348.36 A$
(2,017.55 €)
2,171.67 A$
(1,308.54 €)
     -35.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,360.84 A$
(1,422.52 €)
1,549.93 A$
(933.91 €)
     -34.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,624.30 A$
(3,991.46 €)
4,067.93 A$
(2,451.13 €)
     -38.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,006.03 A$
(2,413.83 €)
2,915.12 A$
(1,756.50 €)
     -27.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,428.51 A$
(1,463.30 €)
1,281.01 A$
(771.87 €)
     -47.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,538.29 A$
(926.89 €)
923.81 A$
(556.64 €)
     -39.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,738.37 A$
(3,457.65 €)
5,336.13 A$
(3,215.28 €)
     -7.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.44 4.01      -37.7 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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