Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 41.16% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 81.52% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 170.99% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 59.05% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 71.86% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 15.52% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.50 €
(11.37 $)
16.72 €
(20.00 $)
     +75.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(59.82 $)
83.59 €
(100.00 $)
     +67.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.57 $)
7.52 €
(9.00 $)
     -5.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(4.19 $)
6.48 €
(7.75 $)
     +85.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(4.19 $)
7.52 €
(9.00 $)
     +114.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.90 €
(3.47 $)
4.22 €
(5.05 $)
     +45.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 €
(2.41 $)
1.80 €
(2.15 $)
     -10.75 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 €
(2.16 $)
1.46 €
(1.74 $)
     -19.21 %
Markets
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 €
(4.31 $)
3.83 €
(4.59 $)
     +6.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 €
(1.35 $)
3.03 €
(3.63 $)
     +169.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 €
(1.00 $)
2.14 €
(2.56 $)
     +155.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 €
(2.75 $)
2.70 €
(3.24 $)
     +17.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.59 €
(5.49 $)
5.22 €
(6.25 $)
     +13.66 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.13 €
(3.74 $)
5.02 €
(6.01 $)
     +60.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.43 €
(6.50 $)
6.54 €
(7.82 $)
     +20.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 €
(1.32 $)
2.30 €
(2.75 $)
     +109.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 €
(0.82 $)
1.05 €
(1.26 $)
     +53.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.29 $)
2.25 €
(2.69 $)
     +108.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 €
(1.42 $)
2.38 €
(2.85 $)
     +100.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.64 €
(0.77 $)
1.69 €
(2.02 $)
     +163.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 €
(0.82 $)
1.59 €
(1.91 $)
     +131.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(1.35 $)
1.98 €
(2.37 $)
     +76.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 €
(0.58 $)
1.83 €
(2.19 $)
     +275.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(7.18 $)
12.54 €
(15.00 $)
     +108.97 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.80 €
(0.95 $)
2.55 €
(3.05 $)
     +219.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 €
(1.92 $)
2.54 €
(3.04 $)
     +58.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(8.37 $)
12.54 €
(15.00 $)
     +79.12 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 €
(3.47 $)
2.30 €
(2.75 $)
     -20.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 €
(96.90 $)
106.16 €
(127.00 $)
     +31.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 €
(4.67 $)
2.93 €
(3.50 $)
     -24.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.85 $)
2.51 €
(3.00 $)
     -22.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(39.48 $)
25.08 €
(30.00 $)
     -24.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.02 €
(6.00 $)
2.23 €
(2.66 $)
     -55.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(25,123.13 $)
19,225.31 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -8.45 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,806.56 €
(29,677.07 $)
17,943.56 €
(21,466.60 $)
     -27.67 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 221.56 €
(265.06 $)
134.37 €
(160.75 $)
     -39.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.12 $)
0.09 €
(0.11 $)
     -7.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.21 €
(39.73 $)
54.24 €
(64.89 $)
     +63.32 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.62 €
(37.82 $)
82.80 €
(99.06 $)
     +161.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.72 €
(23.60 $)
30.15 €
(36.07 $)
     +52.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(11.96 $)
13.37 €
(16.00 $)
     +33.74 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 101.53 €
(121.46 $)
2,186.98 €
(2,616.38 $)
     +2,054.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,525.00 €
(10,198.80 $)
31,665.21 €
(37,882.35 $)
     +271.44 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.54 €
(95.15 $)
52.63 €
(62.97 $)
     -33.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.58 €
(37.78 $)
35.16 €
(42.06 $)
     +11.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.15 €
(92.29 $)
75.38 €
(90.18 $)
     -2.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.83 €
(131.40 $)
110.46 €
(132.15 $)
     +0.57 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 904.91 €
(1,082.58 $)
2,582.23 €
(3,089.22 $)
     +185.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 657.00 €
(786.00 $)
1,678.39 €
(2,007.93 $)
     +155.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,786.35 €
(2,137.08 $)
5,335.49 €
(6,383.05 $)
     +198.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,244.44 €
(1,488.78 $)
2,856.41 €
(3,417.24 $)
     +129.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 586.80 €
(702.01 $)
1,185.09 €
(1,417.77 $)
     +101.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 369.78 €
(442.38 $)
616.43 €
(737.46 $)
     +66.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,402.49 €
(2,874.19 $)
5,037.79 €
(6,026.91 $)
     +109.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.77 3.67      +107.56 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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