Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 18.43% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 27.39% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Berlin are 41.71% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 14.80% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 27.29% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 16.03% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(10.33 €)
13.95 A$
(9.00 €)
     -12.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(64.53 €)
77.48 A$
(50.00 €)
     -22.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(7.74 €)
12.40 A$
(8.00 €)
     +3.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.16 €)
5.42 A$
(3.50 €)
     -32.21 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 A$
(5.16 €)
5.42 A$
(3.50 €)
     -32.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.15 A$
(2.68 €)
4.47 A$
(2.89 €)
     +7.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 A$
(2.00 €)
3.05 A$
(1.97 €)
     -1.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 A$
(1.70 €)
2.67 A$
(1.72 €)
     +1.68 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.47 A$
(4.17 €)
5.58 A$
(3.60 €)
     -13.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 A$
(1.59 €)
1.79 A$
(1.16 €)
     -27.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.12 A$
(0.73 €)
1.36 A$
(0.88 €)
     +21.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.78 A$
(3.08 €)
3.59 A$
(2.32 €)
     -24.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 A$
(3.26 €)
7.01 A$
(4.53 €)
     +38.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.05 A$
(3.26 €)
4.84 A$
(3.13 €)
     -4.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.38 A$
(5.41 €)
8.22 A$
(5.31 €)
     -1.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 A$
(1.42 €)
1.74 A$
(1.12 €)
     -21.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.51 A$
(0.97 €)
1.05 A$
(0.68 €)
     -30.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.60 A$
(1.03 €)
1.73 A$
(1.12 €)
     +8.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.50 A$
(1.61 €)
1.90 A$
(1.22 €)
     -24.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 A$
(0.97 €)
0.97 A$
(0.63 €)
     -35.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 A$
(0.81 €)
1.06 A$
(0.68 €)
     -15.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 A$
(1.68 €)
1.71 A$
(1.10 €)
     -34.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 A$
(1.26 €)
0.68 A$
(0.44 €)
     -65.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(9.68 €)
9.30 A$
(6.00 €)
     -38.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.05 A$
(3.26 €)
1.40 A$
(0.90 €)
     -72.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.04 A$
(3.90 €)
2.48 A$
(1.60 €)
     -59.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(22.59 €)
10.85 A$
(7.00 €)
     -69.01 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.58 €)
4.49 A$
(2.90 €)
     +12.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 217.39 A$
(140.29 €)
127.07 A$
(82.00 €)
     -41.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.10 A$
(2.65 €)
6.04 A$
(3.90 €)
     +47.40 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 A$
(2.34 €)
4.99 A$
(3.22 €)
     +37.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 56.68 A$
(36.58 €)
51.14 A$
(33.00 €)
     -9.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.02 A$
(3.24 €)
7.75 A$
(5.00 €)
     +54.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,195.00 A$
(18,840.59 €)
30,991.61 A$
(20,000.00 €)
     +6.15 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,674.19 A$
(16,568.48 €)
36,238.91 A$
(23,386.27 €)
     +41.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.37 A$
(118.98 €)
346.14 A$
(223.38 €)
     +87.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.78 A$
(0.50 €)
0.15 A$
(0.10 €)
     -80.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.74 A$
(46.30 €)
51.53 A$
(33.25 €)
     -28.17 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 82.28 A$
(53.10 €)
48.40 A$
(31.23 €)
     -41.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.52 A$
(15.18 €)
30.59 A$
(19.74 €)
     +30.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.91 €)
16.27 A$
(10.50 €)
     -18.65 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,330.32 A$
(1,503.84 €)
191.37 A$
(123.50 €)
     -91.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,643.48 A$
(13,321.98 €)
11,364.16 A$
(7,333.70 €)
     -44.95 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.22 A$
(67.90 €)
127.84 A$
(82.50 €)
     +21.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.33 A$
(42.16 €)
50.28 A$
(32.44 €)
     -23.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 146.05 A$
(94.25 €)
122.21 A$
(78.86 €)
     -16.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 158.10 A$
(102.03 €)
169.59 A$
(109.44 €)
     +7.27 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,558.71 A$
(1,651.23 €)
1,386.31 A$
(894.64 €)
     -45.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,853.52 A$
(1,196.14 €)
1,011.31 A$
(652.63 €)
     -45.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,739.81 A$
(3,058.77 €)
2,712.98 A$
(1,750.78 €)
     -42.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,979.77 A$
(1,922.95 €)
1,923.50 A$
(1,241.30 €)
     -35.45 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,271.76 A$
(820.71 €)
893.88 A$
(576.86 €)
     -29.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 812.71 A$
(524.47 €)
551.48 A$
(355.89 €)
     -32.14 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,156.85 A$
(3,973.24 €)
3,753.70 A$
(2,422.40 €)
     -39.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.14 1.77      -43.68 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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