Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 21.12% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 24.61% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Berlin are 31.24% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 25.65% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 33.57% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 17.56% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00 €      -33.33 %
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) 6.00 € 3.50 €      -41.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 3.50 €      -41.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 € 2.90 €      -22.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 € 2.03 €      -34.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 € 1.82 €      -17.05 %
Markets
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 € 3.54 €      -13.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.71 € 1.13 €      -33.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.83 €      -6.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 € 2.28 €      -41.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.73 € 4.98 €      -35.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.71 € 3.12 €      -45.44 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.12 € 5.48 €      -39.87 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.27 € 1.09 €      -14.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.69 €      -23.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.05 €      -18.26 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 0.89 €      -38.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.63 €      -31.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 € 0.66 €      -43.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.48 € 1.13 €      -23.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 € 0.54 €      -38.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 6.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.88 € 0.81 €      -57.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 € 1.75 €      -29.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 7.00 €      -30.00 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.95 €      +55.26 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 € 81.00 €      +8.00 %
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) 41.05 € 33.00 €      -19.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 € 5.09 €      -11.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,325.00 € 22,310.00 €      +4.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,469.23 € 25,283.62 €      -0.73 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.42 € 218.37 €      +25.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 € 0.10 €      -54.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.42 € 32.88 €      +19.93 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.34 € 32.34 €      -13.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.56 € 18.50 €      -5.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 10.00 €      -9.09 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 810.00 € 110.35 €      -86.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,400.00 € 8,525.00 €      -44.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.84 € 80.50 €      -13.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.37 € 30.23 €      -19.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.29 € 79.11 €      -12.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.00 € 108.65 €      -27.57 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,233.61 € 929.20 €      -24.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 870.35 € 665.93 €      -23.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,859.62 € 1,850.73 €      -35.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,852.48 € 1,240.62 €      -33.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,286.41 € 579.62 €      -54.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 963.43 € 370.54 €      -61.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,920.00 € 2,587.93 €      -11.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.16 1.79      +53.74 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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