Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Sydney 

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Cost of Living in Sydney is 11.8% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sydney is 24.9% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Sydney are 52.4% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 3.5% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 29.6% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 1.4% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.15 $
(14.00 €)
15.56 $
(23.50 A$)
     +2.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.77 $
(70.00 €)
79.46 $
(120.00 A$)
     +4.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.82 $
(10.00 €)
9.93 $
(15.00 A$)
     -8.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.87 $
(4.50 €)
6.75 $
(10.20 A$)
     +38.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.33 $
(4.00 €)
7.95 $
(12.00 A$)
     +83.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $
(3.71 €)
3.32 $
(5.02 A$)
     -17.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(2.81 €)
2.56 $
(3.87 A$)
     -15.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 $
(2.50 €)
2.09 $
(3.15 A$)
     -22.9 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.62 $
(4.27 €)
5.62 $
(8.48 A$)
     +21.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.97 $
(1.82 €)
2.50 $
(3.78 A$)
     +26.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.25 €)
1.02 $
(1.54 A$)
     -24.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $
(3.21 €)
4.03 $
(6.08 A$)
     +15.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.29 $
(5.81 €)
5.09 $
(7.69 A$)
     -19.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.43 $
(5.94 €)
3.86 $
(5.83 A$)
     -40.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.58 $
(7.00 €)
6.49 $
(9.81 A$)
     -14.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.31 $
(1.21 €)
1.45 $
(2.20 A$)
     +11.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $
(0.72 €)
1.25 $
(1.89 A$)
     +60.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.06 $
(0.98 €)
1.38 $
(2.08 A$)
     +30.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 $
(1.54 €)
1.90 $
(2.87 A$)
     +14.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.81 $
(0.75 €)
1.09 $
(1.65 A$)
     +34.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 $
(0.78 €)
1.01 $
(1.52 A$)
     +19.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.68 $
(1.56 €)
2.23 $
(3.37 A$)
     +32.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 $
(0.88 €)
1.49 $
(2.24 A$)
     +56.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.48 $
(5.99 €)
13.24 $
(20.00 A$)
     +104.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.08 $
(0.99 €)
4.63 $
(6.98 A$)
     +329.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $
(1.65 €)
5.29 $
(7.99 A$)
     +196.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.88 $
(8.20 €)
33.11 $
(50.00 A$)
     +273.0 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.79 $
(3.50 €)
3.31 $
(5.00 A$)
     -12.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 53.04 $
(49.00 €)
144.81 $
(218.70 A$)
     +173.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.41 $
(5.00 €)
4.57 $
(6.90 A$)
     -15.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $
(3.70 €)
4.80 $
(7.24 A$)
     +19.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.88 $
(35.00 €)
56.28 $
(85.00 A$)
     +48.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.39 $
(6.82 €)
5.12 $
(7.74 A$)
     -30.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,233.24 $
(29,780.00 €)
28,943.47 $
(43,711.50 A$)
     -10.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,685.31 $
(30,197.67 €)
22,332.95 $
(33,728.05 A$)
     -31.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 361.95 $
(334.40 €)
192.64 $
(290.93 A$)
     -46.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 21.43 $
(19.80 €)
26.15 $
(39.49 A$)
     +22.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.28 $
(39.06 €)
51.53 $
(77.83 A$)
     +21.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.35 $
(34.51 €)
58.89 $
(88.93 A$)
     +57.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.93 $
(22.11 €)
19.85 $
(29.98 A$)
     -17.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.26 $
(12.25 €)
15.89 $
(24.00 A$)
     +19.9 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 207.92 $
(192.09 €)
2,077.75 $
(3,137.89 A$)
     +899.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,374.60 $
(8,661.11 €)
15,920.51 $
(24,043.75 A$)
     +69.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.38 $
(82.58 €)
73.96 $
(111.70 A$)
     -17.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.04 $
(37.92 €)
60.78 $
(91.79 A$)
     +48.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.97 $
(88.67 €)
109.77 $
(165.78 A$)
     +14.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.62 $
(132.69 €)
128.40 $
(193.92 A$)
     -10.6 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,376.14 $
(1,271.40 €)
2,175.93 $
(3,286.17 A$)
     +58.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 982.22 $
(907.46 €)
1,493.17 $
(2,255.04 A$)
     +52.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,573.90 $
(2,378.00 €)
4,358.18 $
(6,581.88 A$)
     +69.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,934.69 $
(1,787.44 €)
2,430.01 $
(3,669.89 A$)
     +25.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 798.58 $
(737.80 €)
1,360.43 $
(2,054.57 A$)
     +70.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 587.65 $
(542.93 €)
851.75 $
(1,286.34 A$)
     +44.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,397.52 $
(3,138.94 €)
4,183.87 $
(6,318.64 A$)
     +23.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.99 6.32      +58.3 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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