Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 8.4% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 9.9% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Berlin are 12.9% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 13.0% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 22.6% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 25.2% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 12.00 €      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 60.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.29 €      -7.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 € 4.00 €      -38.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 4.00 €      -33.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 € 3.28 €      -10.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 € 2.47 €      -15.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 € 1.95 €      -19.8 %
Markets
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 € 4.40 €      +0.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 € 1.54 €      -14.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.06 €      +7.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 € 2.85 €      -19.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 € 5.98 €      -19.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 € 4.50 €      -22.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 € 6.40 €      -36.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 € 1.17 €      -15.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.78 €      -15.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.09 €      -15.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 € 1.39 €      -16.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.84 €      -13.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.64 €      -33.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 € 1.35 €      -9.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 € 0.68 €      -15.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 € 6.00 €      -33.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 € 1.05 €      -47.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 € 1.47 €      -50.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 € 8.00 €      -23.8 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 3.00 €      +50.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 € 85.00 €      +1.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 4.30 €      -14.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 € 3.38 €      +27.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 € 33.00 €      -26.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 € 7.61 €      +1.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 € 29,970.00 €      +36.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 € 27,637.90 €      +4.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 € 312.14 €      +53.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 € 0.11 €      -43.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 € 38.47 €      +28.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 € 39.51 €      +8.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 € 19.54 €      +21.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 € 12.00 €      -4.0 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 € 191.76 €      -73.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 € 7,318.75 €      -55.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 € 83.59 €      -15.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 € 36.55 €      -5.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 € 82.98 €      -10.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 € 107.07 €      -18.3 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 € 1,315.53 €      +2.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 € 910.94 €      -5.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 € 2,310.19 €      -19.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 € 1,602.85 €      -17.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 € 751.24 €      -35.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 € 505.77 €      -38.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 € 3,001.44 €      +12.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 2.46      +34.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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