Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 13.6% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 13.4% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Berlin are 13.2% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 21.7% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 25.4% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 27.2% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 € 13.00 €      -27.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 60.00 €      -14.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 € 4.50 €      -40.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 € 4.00 €      -42.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 € 3.58 €      -13.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 € 2.86 €      -12.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 € 2.59 €      -1.4 %
Markets
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.43 € 4.52 €      -16.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.65 € 1.82 €      +10.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.29 €      +29.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.45 € 3.30 €      -25.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.93 € 5.72 €      -35.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.35 € 5.76 €      -9.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.45 € 6.59 €      -36.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.52 € 1.18 €      -22.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.74 €      -26.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 € 1.04 €      -33.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 € 1.30 €      -28.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 € 0.80 €      -19.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.84 €      -21.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 € 1.41 €      -11.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 € 0.82 €      -1.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 € 5.99 €      -25.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 € 1.02 €      -54.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 € 1.75 €      -49.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 € 8.20 €      -28.7 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 € 3.20 €      +52.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.46 € 49.99 €      -40.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 € 3.70 €      +23.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.50 € 35.00 €      -23.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.16 € 6.82 €      -4.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 29,780.00 €      -0.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,748.75 € 30,420.00 €      +2.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.11 € 334.37 €      +60.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.71 € 19.62 €      +4.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.70 € 40.53 €      +32.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.89 € 35.19 €      -7.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.07 € 21.22 €      +40.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 12.00 €      -7.7 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.50 € 209.78 €      -73.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,375.00 € 8,777.78 €      -42.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.27 € 81.13 €      -12.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.94 € 35.84 €      -12.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.77 € 86.03 €      -12.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.73 € 128.23 €      -4.8 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,412.00 € 1,306.75 €      -7.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 957.43 € 940.88 €      -1.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,967.59 € 2,457.74 €      -17.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,130.21 € 1,778.29 €      -16.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,115.86 € 771.82 €      -30.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 788.12 € 556.64 €      -29.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,878.54 € 3,168.74 €      +10.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 4.01      +5.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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