Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Munich 

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Consumer Prices in Munich are 13.76% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Munich are 21.69% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Munich are 39.79% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Munich are 26.90% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Munich are 14.70% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Munich is 2.81% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Munich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 € 13.50 €      +50.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 60.00 €      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.91 € 3.14 €      +7.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 € 2.84 €      +44.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.71 € 2.57 €      +49.62 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 € 3.76 €      +4.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.17 € 1.59 €      +36.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.94 €      +6.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 € 2.61 €      +14.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.53 € 6.51 €      +43.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.13 € 3.32 €      +6.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.36 € 6.68 €      +24.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 1.19 €      +6.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.79 €      +16.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.13 € 1.00 €      -11.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 € 1.39 €      +15.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.84 €      +33.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.65 €      -5.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 € 0.97 €      -12.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.45 € 0.56 €      +23.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 0.95 €      +4.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 € 1.42 €      -9.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 7.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 € 3.30 €      +13.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 € 56.00 €      -31.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 € 3.70 €      -5.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 30.00 €      -9.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.08 € 4.92 €      -3.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 23,500.00 €      +17.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,386.27 € 22,375.38 €      -4.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 228.88 € 262.39 €      +14.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.11 €      +10.44 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.08 € 36.08 €      +9.08 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.12 € 41.27 €      +32.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.74 € 22.34 €      +13.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 € 12.00 €      +9.09 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 145.06 € 667.42 €      +360.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,333.70 € 12,120.25 €      +65.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.32 € 84.19 €      -0.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.00 € 41.18 €      +24.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.71 € 92.83 €      +16.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.44 € 126.14 €      +15.25 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 890.13 € 1,293.75 €      +45.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 653.68 € 942.73 €      +44.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,724.83 € 2,280.22 €      +32.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,195.45 € 1,723.81 €      +44.20 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 566.81 € 1,087.92 €      +91.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 355.89 € 783.72 €      +120.22 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Munich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,434.77 € 3,046.08 €      +25.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.77 1.59      -9.99 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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