Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Athens 

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Consumer Prices in Athens are 17.82% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Athens are 29.61% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Athens are 54.83% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 10.22% lower than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Athens are 19.77% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 56.59% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Athens Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 40.00 €      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 6.00 €      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.80 € 4.00 €      +5.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 5.00 €      +42.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 € 2.88 €      -1.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 € 1.74 €      -18.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 € 0.50 €      -73.72 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 € 4.50 €      +25.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 € 0.69 €      -38.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.80 €      -2.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 € 3.08 €      +33.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 € 3.73 €      -25.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.24 € 3.18 €      -1.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.47 € 4.34 €      -20.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.67 €      -37.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.66 €      -7.11 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 € 0.43 €      -57.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.87 € 0.65 €      -25.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.37 €      -42.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.35 €      -47.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 € 0.57 €      -44.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.59 € 0.85 €      +44.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.80 € 1.39 €      +75.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 2.09 €      +19.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 4.60 €      -34.29 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 1.40 €      -53.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 € 30.00 €      -63.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.95 € 3.40 €      -13.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.46 € 1.21 €      -65.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 11.92 €      -63.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.16 € 5.72 €      +10.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,620.00 € 20,000.00 €      -11.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,158.62 € 18,997.60 €      -27.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.16 € 141.81 €      -37.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.35 €      +245.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.11 € 32.83 €      -0.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.34 € 26.82 €      -17.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 € 18.72 €      +1.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 7.50 €      -25.00 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 118.00 € 413.08 €      +250.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,628.57 € 7,330.00 €      -15.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.24 € 69.31 €      -15.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.84 € 28.15 €      -5.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.59 € 70.73 €      -10.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.29 € 86.29 €      -18.82 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 957.55 € 411.56 €      -57.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 673.31 € 364.61 €      -45.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,899.59 € 734.42 €      -61.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.78 € 663.33 €      -48.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 598.59 € 156.03 €      -73.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 378.05 € 157.64 €      -58.30 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Athens Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,642.87 € 807.58 €      -69.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.77 4.29      +141.89 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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