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Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 47.87% lower than in Zurich
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 47.18% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Berlin are 45.57% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 55.66% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 59.69% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 26.93% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.58 €)
8.86 Fr.
(8.00 €)
     -64.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(90.31 €)
44.29 Fr.
(40.00 €)
     -55.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(12.64 €)
8.19 Fr.
(7.40 €)
     -41.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.32 €)
3.88 Fr.
(3.50 €)
     -44.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.42 €)
3.88 Fr.
(3.50 €)
     -35.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.99 Fr.
(4.51 €)
2.96 Fr.
(2.68 €)
     -40.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.35 Fr.
(3.93 €)
2.33 Fr.
(2.10 €)
     -46.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.71 Fr.
(3.35 €)
1.84 Fr.
(1.66 €)
     -50.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.49 Fr.
(5.86 €)
3.28 Fr.
(2.96 €)
     -49.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 Fr.
(2.41 €)
1.30 Fr.
(1.17 €)
     -51.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 Fr.
(1.06 €)
0.90 Fr.
(0.81 €)
     -23.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.53 Fr.
(5.00 €)
2.16 Fr.
(1.95 €)
     -60.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.88 Fr.
(10.73 €)
4.16 Fr.
(3.76 €)
     -64.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.58 Fr.
(11.36 €)
3.79 Fr.
(3.42 €)
     -69.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.81 Fr.
(20.60 €)
5.81 Fr.
(5.24 €)
     -74.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 Fr.
(1.71 €)
1.12 Fr.
(1.01 €)
     -40.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.32 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.72 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -45.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 Fr.
(1.73 €)
1.08 Fr.
(0.97 €)
     -43.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 Fr.
(1.71 €)
1.17 Fr.
(1.06 €)
     -38.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 Fr.
(1.12 €)
0.65 Fr.
(0.59 €)
     -47.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 Fr.
(1.05 €)
0.67 Fr.
(0.60 €)
     -42.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 Fr.
(2.36 €)
1.11 Fr.
(1.00 €)
     -57.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 Fr.
(1.18 €)
0.56 Fr.
(0.51 €)
     -56.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 Fr.
(11.74 €)
5.54 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -57.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.91 Fr.
(1.73 €)
0.94 Fr.
(0.85 €)
     -51.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 Fr.
(2.44 €)
1.39 Fr.
(1.25 €)
     -48.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.25 Fr.
(7.45 €)
7.09 Fr.
(6.40 €)
     -14.10 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.05 Fr.
(3.66 €)
3.10 Fr.
(2.80 €)
     -23.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(76.76 €)
89.69 Fr.
(81.00 €)
     +5.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 Fr.
(6.32 €)
4.32 Fr.
(3.90 €)
     -38.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(5.81 €)
3.56 Fr.
(3.22 €)
     -44.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 79.80 Fr.
(72.06 €)
33.22 Fr.
(30.00 €)
     -58.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.38 Fr.
(5.76 €)
6.03 Fr.
(5.45 €)
     -5.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 Fr.
(21,673.63 €)
21,615.21 Fr.
(19,520.00 €)
     -9.94 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,028.65 Fr.
(19,893.37 €)
22,521.21 Fr.
(20,338.18 €)
     +2.24 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.27 Fr.
(163.70 €)
273.00 Fr.
(246.53 €)
     +50.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 Fr.
(0.25 €)
0.11 Fr.
(0.10 €)
     -62.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.86 Fr.
(50.44 €)
34.32 Fr.
(30.99 €)
     -38.56 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.52 Fr.
(71.81 €)
29.64 Fr.
(26.77 €)
     -62.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.09 Fr.
(31.69 €)
20.85 Fr.
(18.83 €)
     -40.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(16.26 €)
11.96 Fr.
(10.80 €)
     -33.56 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,396.90 Fr.
(2,164.56 €)
213.35 Fr.
(192.67 €)
     -91.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,543.52 Fr.
(25,776.74 €)
8,626.61 Fr.
(7,790.42 €)
     -69.78 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 112.59 Fr.
(101.68 €)
87.58 Fr.
(79.09 €)
     -22.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.68 Fr.
(45.77 €)
33.70 Fr.
(30.43 €)
     -33.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.83 Fr.
(111.83 €)
90.16 Fr.
(81.42 €)
     -27.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 178.76 Fr.
(161.43 €)
113.48 Fr.
(102.48 €)
     -36.52 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,771.32 Fr.
(1,599.62 €)
957.51 Fr.
(864.69 €)
     -45.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,292.52 Fr.
(1,167.23 €)
709.79 Fr.
(640.99 €)
     -45.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,275.58 Fr.
(2,958.07 €)
1,854.13 Fr.
(1,674.41 €)
     -43.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,465.62 Fr.
(2,226.62 €)
1,281.05 Fr.
(1,156.88 €)
     -48.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,219.85 Fr.
(1,101.61 €)
606.43 Fr.
(547.64 €)
     -50.29 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 793.54 Fr.
(716.62 €)
398.76 Fr.
(360.10 €)
     -49.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,089.24 Fr.
(5,498.99 €)
2,350.39 Fr.
(2,122.56 €)
     -61.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.71 1.90      +11.29 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:322585
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF