Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Vienna 

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Consumer Prices in Vienna are 0.7% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vienna are 7.1% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Vienna are 23.0% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Vienna are 6.2% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Vienna are 10.7% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Vienna is 9.6% 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 65.00 € 70.00 €      +7.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.0 %
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) 3.60 € 3.66 €      +1.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 € 2.68 €      -6.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 € 2.25 €      -13.5 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.43 € 5.51 €      +24.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 € 2.22 €      +23.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 € 1.10 €      -14.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.33 € 4.30 €      +29.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.89 € 6.80 €      +15.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.72 € 5.65 €      -1.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.43 € 8.22 €      +27.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 € 1.06 €      -10.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.94 €      +26.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 € 1.17 €      +12.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.93 €      +51.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.84 €      +5.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.76 €      -8.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 € 1.61 €      +14.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 € 0.74 €      -10.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.50 € 8.00 €      +45.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.03 € 1.25 €      +21.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 1.61 €      -11.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 6.00 €      -26.8 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 € 2.40 €      -25.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.90 € 50.00 €      +0.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.95 € 4.00 €      -19.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 2.57 €      -30.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 26.40 €      -24.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.82 € 6.15 €      -9.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 € 26,000.00 €      -12.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,420.00 € 25,444.55 €      -16.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 336.90 € 294.50 €      -12.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.53 € 16.61 €      -15.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.84 € 32.43 €      -20.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.83 € 38.00 €      +6.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.37 € 18.26 €      -14.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 209.78 € 247.40 €      +17.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,777.78 € 13,492.65 €      +53.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.11 € 95.68 €      +21.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.04 € 40.67 €      +9.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.38 € 85.07 €      -0.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 137.50 € 108.47 €      -21.1 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,308.54 € 998.60 €      -23.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 933.91 € 751.28 €      -19.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,451.13 € 1,868.12 €      -23.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,756.50 € 1,345.45 €      -23.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 771.87 € 768.73 €      -0.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 556.64 € 499.33 €      -10.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Vienna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,236.81 € 2,716.12 €      -16.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 3.36      -16.2 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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