Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 22.48% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 25.10% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Berlin are 30.39% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 28.53% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 34.69% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 24.08% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 9.00 €      -40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00 €      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.00 €      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 € 3.50 €      -50.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 3.50 €      -41.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 € 2.90 €      -21.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 1.97 €      -37.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 € 1.74 €      -22.32 %
Markets
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.23 € 3.61 €      -14.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.68 € 1.15 €      -31.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.87 €      -17.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.84 € 2.34 €      -39.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.56 € 4.47 €      -40.81 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 € 3.15 €      -45.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.46 € 5.31 €      -43.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.11 €      -18.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.68 €      -29.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 € 1.12 €      -15.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.46 € 1.22 €      -16.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.62 €      -39.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 € 0.68 €      -42.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 € 1.10 €      -28.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 € 0.44 €      -52.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 6.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 € 0.90 €      -56.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 € 1.60 €      -36.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 7.00 €      -30.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.90 €      +52.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 82.00 €      +9.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.90 €      -22.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 3.22 €      +33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 41.04 € 33.00 €      -19.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 € 5.00 €      -12.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 € 20,000.00 €      -4.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,078.57 € 23,386.27 €      -10.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.27 € 223.38 €      +34.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.10 €      -62.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.43 € 33.25 €      +21.25 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.46 € 31.23 €      -16.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.17 € 19.74 €      -2.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.45 € 10.50 €      -8.30 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 821.32 € 123.50 €      -84.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,575.00 € 7,333.70 €      -49.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.66 € 82.50 €      -7.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.84 € 32.44 €      -14.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.48 € 79.42 €      -11.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.04 € 109.11 €      -22.09 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,212.93 € 888.84 €      -26.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 864.06 € 650.00 €      -24.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,756.78 € 1,750.78 €      -36.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,699.03 € 1,241.30 €      -26.94 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,185.91 € 576.86 €      -51.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 890.22 € 360.07 €      -59.55 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,606.62 € 2,422.40 €      -7.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.28 1.77      +37.54 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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