Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 41.5% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 71.2% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 130.4% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 55.1% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 65.8% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 26.4% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(14.00 $)
23.22 €
(25.00 $)
     +78.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.61 $)
92.86 €
(100.00 $)
     +54.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(10.77 $)
11.14 €
(12.00 $)
     +11.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 €
(4.85 $)
7.43 €
(8.00 $)
     +65.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(4.31 $)
7.43 €
(8.00 $)
     +85.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.58 €
(3.85 $)
5.06 €
(5.45 $)
     +41.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.86 €
(3.08 $)
2.53 €
(2.73 $)
     -11.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 €
(2.79 $)
2.09 €
(2.25 $)
     -19.2 %
Markets
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.52 €
(4.87 $)
5.57 €
(5.99 $)
     +23.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.82 €
(1.96 $)
4.09 €
(4.40 $)
     +124.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 €
(1.39 $)
2.61 €
(2.81 $)
     +101.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.30 €
(3.55 $)
4.77 €
(5.14 $)
     +44.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.72 €
(6.16 $)
9.19 €
(9.90 $)
     +60.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.76 €
(6.21 $)
6.80 €
(7.32 $)
     +17.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.59 €
(7.10 $)
8.03 €
(8.65 $)
     +21.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1.27 $)
2.69 €
(2.90 $)
     +127.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.80 $)
1.25 €
(1.35 $)
     +68.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.12 $)
2.11 €
(2.28 $)
     +103.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.30 €
(1.40 $)
3.11 €
(3.35 $)
     +138.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.86 $)
1.66 €
(1.79 $)
     +107.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.90 $)
1.41 €
(1.51 $)
     +68.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 €
(1.51 $)
2.73 €
(2.94 $)
     +94.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 €
(0.88 $)
2.13 €
(2.29 $)
     +160.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 €
(6.45 $)
15.79 €
(17.00 $)
     +163.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 €
(1.10 $)
1.89 €
(2.03 $)
     +85.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(1.89 $)
2.48 €
(2.67 $)
     +41.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(8.83 $)
12.07 €
(13.00 $)
     +47.2 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 €
(3.45 $)
2.55 €
(2.75 $)
     -20.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.99 €
(53.83 $)
91.01 €
(98.00 $)
     +82.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.38 $)
3.71 €
(4.00 $)
     -25.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(3.99 $)
3.25 €
(3.50 $)
     -12.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(37.69 $)
36.22 €
(39.00 $)
     +3.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.82 €
(7.34 $)
4.67 €
(5.03 $)
     -31.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 €
(32,068.57 $)
29,716.32 €
(32,000.00 $)
     -0.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,420.00 €
(32,757.76 $)
25,385.61 €
(27,336.48 $)
     -16.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 334.37 €
(360.07 $)
230.41 €
(248.12 $)
     -31.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.62 €
(21.13 $)
43.49 €
(46.83 $)
     +121.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.53 €
(43.64 $)
58.39 €
(62.88 $)
     +44.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.19 €
(37.89 $)
94.26 €
(101.50 $)
     +167.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.22 €
(22.85 $)
24.61 €
(26.50 $)
     +16.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(12.92 $)
15.79 €
(17.00 $)
     +31.6 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 209.78 €
(225.90 $)
2,476.36 €
(2,666.67 $)
     +1,080.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,777.78 €
(9,452.34 $)
29,097.23 €
(31,333.33 $)
     +231.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.13 €
(87.36 $)
56.60 €
(60.95 $)
     -30.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.84 €
(38.59 $)
40.63 €
(43.75 $)
     +13.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.03 €
(92.64 $)
100.68 €
(108.42 $)
     +17.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.23 €
(138.08 $)
125.89 €
(135.56 $)
     -1.8 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,306.75 €
(1,407.17 $)
2,930.38 €
(3,155.58 $)
     +124.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 949.00 €
(1,021.93 $)
2,410.58 €
(2,595.83 $)
     +154.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,457.74 €
(2,646.61 $)
5,284.57 €
(5,690.68 $)
     +115.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,778.29 €
(1,914.95 $)
4,333.63 €
(4,666.67 $)
     +143.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 771.82 €
(831.13 $)
990.54 €
(1,066.66 $)
     +28.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 556.64 €
(599.42 $)
882.20 €
(949.99 $)
     +58.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,168.74 €
(3,412.26 $)
6,859.57 €
(7,386.73 $)
     +116.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 6.53      +63.0 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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