Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 14.0% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 26.8% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Sydney are 52.6% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 8.6% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 29.5% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 15.8% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 €
(22.40 A$)
13.86 €
(23.00 A$)
     +2.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 €
(107.88 A$)
78.33 €
(130.00 A$)
     +20.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(16.60 A$)
9.04 €
(15.00 A$)
     -9.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(7.47 A$)
6.03 €
(10.00 A$)
     +33.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(6.64 A$)
7.23 €
(12.00 A$)
     +80.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 €
(5.97 A$)
3.01 €
(4.99 A$)
     -16.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 €
(4.79 A$)
2.30 €
(3.82 A$)
     -20.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 €
(4.32 A$)
2.03 €
(3.38 A$)
     -21.8 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 €
(7.36 A$)
5.55 €
(9.22 A$)
     +25.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(2.99 A$)
2.34 €
(3.89 A$)
     +30.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 €
(2.14 A$)
0.95 €
(1.57 A$)
     -26.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.33 €
(5.53 A$)
3.60 €
(5.97 A$)
     +8.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.89 €
(9.77 A$)
4.93 €
(8.18 A$)
     -16.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 €
(9.50 A$)
3.55 €
(5.90 A$)
     -37.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.43 €
(10.67 A$)
6.28 €
(10.42 A$)
     -2.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.96 A$)
1.36 €
(2.26 A$)
     +15.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(1.23 A$)
1.12 €
(1.86 A$)
     +50.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.72 A$)
1.26 €
(2.09 A$)
     +21.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.28 €
(2.12 A$)
1.72 €
(2.85 A$)
     +34.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 €
(1.33 A$)
1.01 €
(1.67 A$)
     +26.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 €
(1.39 A$)
0.93 €
(1.55 A$)
     +11.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 €
(2.33 A$)
2.01 €
(3.34 A$)
     +43.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 €
(1.36 A$)
1.56 €
(2.60 A$)
     +91.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 €
(9.12 A$)
12.05 €
(20.00 A$)
     +119.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.03 €
(1.70 A$)
4.81 €
(7.98 A$)
     +368.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(3.03 A$)
5.05 €
(8.39 A$)
     +177.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(13.61 A$)
26.56 €
(44.08 A$)
     +223.9 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(5.31 A$)
3.01 €
(5.00 A$)
     -5.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.90 €
(82.81 A$)
134.07 €
(222.50 A$)
     +168.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.95 €
(8.22 A$)
4.82 €
(8.00 A$)
     -2.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(6.14 A$)
4.36 €
(7.24 A$)
     +17.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(58.09 A$)
54.23 €
(90.00 A$)
     +54.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.82 €
(11.32 A$)
4.74 €
(7.86 A$)
     -30.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 €
(49,423.40 A$)
24,861.46 €
(41,260.50 A$)
     -16.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,420.00 €
(50,485.55 A$)
20,613.85 €
(34,211.10 A$)
     -32.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 336.90 €
(559.13 A$)
196.78 €
(326.59 A$)
     -41.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.53 €
(32.41 A$)
24.40 €
(40.50 A$)
     +24.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.84 €
(67.77 A$)
50.50 €
(83.80 A$)
     +23.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 €
(59.46 A$)
61.59 €
(102.21 A$)
     +71.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.37 €
(35.46 A$)
19.19 €
(31.84 A$)
     -10.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(19.92 A$)
14.16 €
(23.50 A$)
     +18.0 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 209.78 €
(348.15 A$)
1,862.14 €
(3,090.44 A$)
     +787.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,777.78 €
(14,567.75 A$)
15,783.55 €
(26,194.64 A$)
     +79.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.11 €
(131.28 A$)
69.39 €
(115.15 A$)
     -12.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.04 €
(61.47 A$)
62.60 €
(103.90 A$)
     +69.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.38 €
(141.70 A$)
105.82 €
(175.61 A$)
     +23.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 137.50 €
(228.20 A$)
130.25 €
(216.17 A$)
     -5.3 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,308.54 €
(2,171.67 A$)
2,017.55 €
(3,348.36 A$)
     +54.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 933.91 €
(1,549.93 A$)
1,422.52 €
(2,360.84 A$)
     +52.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,451.13 €
(4,067.93 A$)
3,991.46 €
(6,624.30 A$)
     +62.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,756.50 €
(2,915.12 A$)
2,413.83 €
(4,006.03 A$)
     +37.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 771.87 €
(1,281.01 A$)
1,463.30 €
(2,428.51 A$)
     +89.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 556.64 €
(923.81 A$)
926.89 €
(1,538.29 A$)
     +66.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,236.81 €
(5,371.87 A$)
3,457.65 €
(5,738.37 A$)
     +6.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 6.44      +60.6 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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