Cost of Living Comparison Between Frankfurt and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 5.44% lower than in Frankfurt (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 8.11% lower than in Frankfurt
Rent Prices in Berlin are 13.46% lower than in Frankfurt
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 4.16% lower than in Frankfurt
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 3.14% higher than in Frankfurt
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 10.14% lower than in Frankfurt
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Restaurants
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 € 3.50 €      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.50 €      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 € 2.89 €      -0.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.71 € 2.05 €      -24.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 1.82 €      -20.38 %
Markets
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 € 3.54 €      -0.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 € 1.13 €      +0.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.83 €      +4.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 € 2.28 €      -2.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.99 € 4.67 €      +17.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 € 3.12 €      +12.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.40 € 5.48 €      +24.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 € 1.09 €      -4.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.69 €      -10.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.05 €      +1.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.89 €      +22.86 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.63 €      -19.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.66 €      -2.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.07 € 1.13 €      -45.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 € 0.54 €      -0.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.72 € 0.81 €      +12.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 € 1.75 €      +32.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 7.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 € 2.90 €      +5.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.70 € 81.00 €      -11.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.90 €      +11.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 33.00 €      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.25 € 5.07 €      -3.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 22,310.00 €      -10.76 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,211.43 € 25,283.62 €      +4.43 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 277.42 € 218.37 €      -21.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.10 €      +3.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.87 € 32.88 €      -2.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.21 € 31.63 €      -23.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 € 18.50 €      -14.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 493.00 € 110.35 €      -77.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,114.29 € 8,525.00 €      -23.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.89 € 80.50 €      +6.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.76 € 30.23 €      -19.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.14 € 79.11 €      +2.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.69 € 108.65 €      -0.04 %
Rent Per Month
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,049.29 € 927.97 €      -11.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 808.46 € 658.70 €      -18.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,015.60 € 1,836.18 €      -8.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,413.75 € 1,235.11 €      -12.64 %
Buy Apartment Price
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 707.77 € 579.62 €      -18.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.16 € 370.54 €      -26.65 %
Salaries And Financing
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,132.46 € 2,586.52 €      -17.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.90 1.79      -5.62 %
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