Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 41.1% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 75.0% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 143.3% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 63.2% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 72.5% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 7.8% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(12.89 $)
23.28 €
(25.00 $)
     +94.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.44 $)
93.11 €
(100.00 $)
     +55.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.29 €
(9.98 $)
11.17 €
(12.00 $)
     +20.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(4.30 $)
6.52 €
(7.00 $)
     +62.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.30 $)
7.45 €
(8.00 $)
     +86.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.28 €
(3.52 $)
4.80 €
(5.16 $)
     +46.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 €
(2.65 $)
2.61 €
(2.80 $)
     +5.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(2.09 $)
2.12 €
(2.28 $)
     +8.8 %
Markets
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 €
(4.73 $)
5.40 €
(5.80 $)
     +22.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.54 €
(1.65 $)
3.85 €
(4.14 $)
     +150.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.06 €
(1.14 $)
2.17 €
(2.33 $)
     +103.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.85 €
(3.06 $)
4.60 €
(4.94 $)
     +61.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.98 €
(6.42 $)
7.94 €
(8.53 $)
     +32.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.50 €
(4.83 $)
7.01 €
(7.53 $)
     +56.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.40 €
(6.87 $)
7.98 €
(8.57 $)
     +24.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.26 $)
2.78 €
(2.99 $)
     +137.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.84 $)
1.43 €
(1.54 $)
     +83.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 €
(1.17 $)
2.07 €
(2.22 $)
     +89.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 €
(1.49 $)
2.72 €
(2.92 $)
     +96.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.91 $)
1.84 €
(1.98 $)
     +118.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 €
(0.69 $)
1.50 €
(1.61 $)
     +133.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 €
(1.45 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +91.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.68 €
(0.73 $)
2.27 €
(2.44 $)
     +232.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(6.44 $)
13.97 €
(15.00 $)
     +133.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.05 €
(1.13 $)
2.59 €
(2.78 $)
     +146.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 €
(1.58 $)
3.59 €
(3.85 $)
     +143.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 €
(8.59 $)
12.57 €
(13.50 $)
     +57.1 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(3.22 $)
2.56 €
(2.75 $)
     -14.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(91.29 $)
81.93 €
(88.00 $)
     -3.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.30 €
(4.62 $)
3.72 €
(4.00 $)
     -13.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.38 €
(3.63 $)
2.92 €
(3.13 $)
     -13.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(35.44 $)
30.73 €
(33.00 $)
     -6.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.61 €
(8.18 $)
5.55 €
(5.96 $)
     -27.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,970.00 €
(32,188.63 $)
26,678.99 €
(28,654.00 $)
     -11.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,637.90 €
(29,683.89 $)
23,955.07 €
(25,728.43 $)
     -13.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 312.14 €
(335.25 $)
236.74 €
(254.27 $)
     -24.2 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(0.12 $)
0.17 €
(0.18 $)
     +55.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.47 €
(41.31 $)
62.75 €
(67.40 $)
     +63.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.85 €
(42.80 $)
95.09 €
(102.13 $)
     +138.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.54 €
(20.98 $)
17.02 €
(18.28 $)
     -12.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(12.89 $)
15.83 €
(17.00 $)
     +31.9 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 191.76 €
(205.96 $)
2,281.13 €
(2,450.00 $)
     +1,089.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,318.75 €
(7,860.55 $)
30,791.55 €
(33,071.00 $)
     +320.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.59 €
(89.78 $)
60.42 €
(64.89 $)
     -27.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.55 €
(39.26 $)
42.79 €
(45.96 $)
     +17.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.98 €
(89.12 $)
81.34 €
(87.36 $)
     -2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 107.07 €
(115.00 $)
112.30 €
(120.61 $)
     +4.9 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,315.53 €
(1,412.91 $)
3,055.78 €
(3,282.00 $)
     +132.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 910.94 €
(978.37 $)
2,401.85 €
(2,579.66 $)
     +163.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,310.19 €
(2,481.20 $)
5,379.71 €
(5,777.96 $)
     +132.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,602.85 €
(1,721.50 $)
4,100.92 €
(4,404.50 $)
     +155.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 751.24 €
(806.86 $)
1,000.76 €
(1,074.84 $)
     +33.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 505.77 €
(543.21 $)
892.13 €
(958.17 $)
     +76.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,005.06 €
(3,227.52 $)
5,667.48 €
(6,087.03 $)
     +88.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.39 5.02      +110.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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