Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Leipzig 

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Cost of Living in Leipzig is 5.9% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Leipzig is 18.3% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Leipzig are 44.7% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Leipzig are 21.1% lower than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Leipzig are 4.4% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Leipzig is 9.1% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 € 10.00 €      -28.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 52.50 €      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 4.00 €      -11.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 € 3.34 €      -10.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 € 2.71 €      -0.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.51 € 2.59 €      +3.1 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 € 4.18 €      -1.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 € 1.77 €      -4.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 € 1.32 €      +3.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.23 € 3.38 €      +4.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.81 € 5.88 €      +1.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.89 € 6.82 €      +15.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.00 € 7.49 €      +7.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.21 € 1.20 €      -0.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.67 €      -5.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.95 €      -2.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.52 € 1.75 €      +15.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.68 €      -9.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.71 €      -8.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 € 1.92 €      +23.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.87 € 0.91 €      +5.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 5.99 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.99 € 0.89 €      -10.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 € 1.34 €      -18.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 8.20 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 € 3.20 €      -8.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 49.00 €      0.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.50 €      -30.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 2.74 €      -26.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 24.00 €      -31.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.83 € 6.67 €      -2.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 € 27,180.00 €      -8.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,197.67 € 29,180.00 €      -3.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 329.65 € 260.07 €      -21.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.90 € 30.54 €      +53.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.39 € 46.73 €      +18.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.98 € 28.82 €      -15.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.11 € 21.67 €      -2.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 € 10.00 €      -20.0 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 221.67 € 366.67 €      +65.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,661.11 € 9,650.00 €      +11.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.30 € 64.38 €      -23.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.23 € 40.71 €      +9.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.00 € 72.12 €      -18.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.96 € 118.00 €      -9.9 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,259.42 € 745.56 €      -40.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 912.22 € 489.00 €      -46.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,322.21 € 1,275.00 €      -45.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,750.24 € 941.67 €      -46.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 739.32 € 427.35 €      -42.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 541.83 € 260.13 €      -52.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Leipzig Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,172.99 € 2,355.64 €      -25.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 3.98      -0.2 %
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