Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Vienna 

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Consumer Prices in Vienna are 0.5% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vienna are 7.4% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Vienna are 21.8% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Vienna are 3.2% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Vienna are 9.0% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Vienna is 8.3% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 € 15.00 €      +11.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 70.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.90 €      -1.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 4.50 €      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 € 3.68 €      +0.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 € 2.64 €      -7.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 € 2.24 €      -11.8 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.35 € 5.57 €      +28.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 € 2.20 €      +24.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.25 € 1.10 €      -12.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 € 4.27 €      +31.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.72 € 6.77 €      +18.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.85 € 5.66 €      -3.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.07 € 8.20 €      +15.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 € 1.11 €      -7.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.93 €      +30.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 1.19 €      +20.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 1.92 €      +32.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.83 €      +12.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.77 €      +0.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 € 1.58 €      +1.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 0.74 €      -18.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 8.00 €      +33.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.97 € 1.26 €      +29.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 € 1.62 €      -1.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 6.00 €      -26.8 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 € 2.40 €      -31.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 50.00 €      +2.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 2.61 €      -29.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 26.40 €      -24.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.83 € 6.16 €      -9.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 € 26,395.00 €      -11.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,197.67 € 25,189.00 €      -16.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 328.22 € 288.34 €      -12.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.78 € 14.80 €      -25.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.01 € 32.28 €      -17.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.28 € 39.64 €      +15.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.75 € 18.42 €      -15.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.65 € 12.00 €      -5.1 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 192.09 € 243.86 €      +27.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,395.00 € 13,786.76 €      +64.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.96 € 93.50 €      +14.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.16 € 40.13 €      +5.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.37 € 88.69 €      +1.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.34 € 109.79 €      -15.8 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,248.04 € 1,016.41 €      -18.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 897.46 € 740.23 €      -17.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,395.42 € 1,855.36 €      -22.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,765.71 € 1,320.59 €      -25.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.96 € 779.90 €      +2.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 548.48 € 486.16 €      -11.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,127.84 € 2,656.69 €      -15.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.95 3.36      -15.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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