Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 37.90% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 83.40% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 186.86% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 59.96% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 67.42% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 13.24% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 €
(10.87 $)
16.56 €
(20.00 $)
     +83.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(60.40 $)
82.78 €
(100.00 $)
     +65.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.66 $)
7.86 €
(9.50 $)
     -1.69 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(4.23 $)
6.08 €
(7.35 $)
     +73.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(4.23 $)
7.22 €
(8.73 $)
     +106.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.87 €
(3.47 $)
3.99 €
(4.82 $)
     +38.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 €
(2.40 $)
1.80 €
(2.17 $)
     -9.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(2.10 $)
1.45 €
(1.75 $)
     -16.62 %
Markets
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.53 €
(4.27 $)
3.76 €
(4.54 $)
     +6.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.42 $)
2.84 €
(3.43 $)
     +141.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 €
(1.07 $)
2.15 €
(2.60 $)
     +141.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 €
(2.64 $)
2.78 €
(3.35 $)
     +26.82 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.32 €
(5.21 $)
5.68 €
(6.87 $)
     +31.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 €
(3.82 $)
5.12 €
(6.19 $)
     +62.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.47 €
(6.60 $)
6.11 €
(7.38 $)
     +11.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 €
(1.34 $)
2.30 €
(2.77 $)
     +107.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.81 $)
1.07 €
(1.29 $)
     +59.48 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 €
(1.34 $)
1.96 €
(2.37 $)
     +76.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.40 $)
2.15 €
(2.60 $)
     +84.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.80 $)
1.57 €
(1.90 $)
     +137.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.82 $)
1.46 €
(1.76 $)
     +115.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 €
(1.31 $)
1.82 €
(2.20 $)
     +68.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 €
(0.59 $)
1.73 €
(2.09 $)
     +254.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(7.25 $)
12.42 €
(15.00 $)
     +106.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(1.15 $)
2.53 €
(3.06 $)
     +166.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 €
(1.88 $)
2.49 €
(3.01 $)
     +60.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(8.46 $)
12.42 €
(15.00 $)
     +77.40 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 €
(3.50 $)
2.28 €
(2.75 $)
     -21.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 €
(99.05 $)
105.14 €
(127.00 $)
     +28.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 €
(4.71 $)
2.90 €
(3.50 $)
     -25.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.89 $)
2.48 €
(3.00 $)
     -22.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(39.86 $)
28.97 €
(35.00 $)
     -12.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.17 €
(6.25 $)
2.24 €
(2.70 $)
     -56.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(24,159.00 $)
18,212.68 €
(22,000.00 $)
     -8.94 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,386.27 €
(28,249.44 $)
17,555.14 €
(21,205.73 $)
     -24.93 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.14 €
(261.09 $)
122.31 €
(147.75 $)
     -43.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.12 $)
0.09 €
(0.11 $)
     -7.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.88 €
(38.50 $)
53.03 €
(64.06 $)
     +66.36 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.85 €
(36.05 $)
71.32 €
(86.16 $)
     +138.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.72 €
(23.83 $)
30.42 €
(36.75 $)
     +54.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.30 €
(13.65 $)
13.25 €
(16.00 $)
     +17.22 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 139.75 €
(168.81 $)
2,052.38 €
(2,479.17 $)
     +1,368.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,333.70 €
(8,858.75 $)
32,451.68 €
(39,200.00 $)
     +342.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.08 €
(101.57 $)
48.44 €
(58.52 $)
     -42.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.54 €
(39.31 $)
34.60 €
(41.80 $)
     +6.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.58 €
(99.75 $)
74.23 €
(89.66 $)
     -10.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.29 €
(127.18 $)
118.08 €
(142.63 $)
     +12.15 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 884.42 €
(1,068.33 $)
2,785.12 €
(3,364.29 $)
     +214.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.56 €
(791.88 $)
1,664.41 €
(2,010.53 $)
     +153.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,705.00 €
(2,059.55 $)
5,430.76 €
(6,560.09 $)
     +218.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,204.41 €
(1,454.87 $)
2,883.14 €
(3,482.68 $)
     +139.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 546.33 €
(659.94 $)
1,254.26 €
(1,515.09 $)
     +129.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 335.61 €
(405.40 $)
619.01 €
(747.74 $)
     +84.44 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,400.87 €
(2,900.13 $)
4,986.13 €
(6,022.99 $)
     +107.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.75 3.77      +115.15 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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