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Cost of Living Comparison Between Berkeley, CA and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 16.93% lower than in Berkeley, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 36.53% lower than in Berkeley, CA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 58.38% lower than in Berkeley, CA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 29.00% lower than in Berkeley, CA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 32.05% lower than in Berkeley, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 14.84% lower than in Berkeley, CA
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  Berkeley, CABerlinDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(13.36 €)
8.98 $
(8.00 €)
     -40.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(53.44 €)
44.91 $
(40.00 €)
     -25.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.25 $
(7.35 €)
8.20 $
(7.30 €)
     -0.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.34 €)
3.93 $
(3.50 €)
     -34.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.23 €)
3.93 $
(3.50 €)
     -43.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.12 $
(3.67 €)
3.01 $
(2.68 €)
     -26.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(1.78 €)
2.36 $
(2.10 €)
     +17.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(1.43 €)
1.89 $
(1.68 €)
     +17.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.90 $
(3.47 €)
3.33 $
(2.96 €)
     -14.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.75 $
(3.34 €)
1.31 $
(1.17 €)
     -64.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.63 $
(2.34 €)
0.91 $
(0.81 €)
     -65.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $
(3.12 €)
2.19 $
(1.95 €)
     -37.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.49 $
(5.78 €)
4.22 $
(3.76 €)
     -35.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $
(3.41 €)
3.84 $
(3.42 €)
     +0.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.99 $
(4.44 €)
5.89 $
(5.24 €)
     +18.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $
(1.78 €)
1.14 $
(1.01 €)
     -43.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 $
(0.77 €)
0.73 $
(0.65 €)
     -16.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $
(1.34 €)
1.09 $
(0.97 €)
     -27.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.38 $
(2.12 €)
1.19 $
(1.06 €)
     -49.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $
(0.89 €)
0.66 $
(0.59 €)
     -34.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $
(1.30 €)
0.67 $
(0.60 €)
     -53.77 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $
(1.34 €)
1.13 $
(1.00 €)
     -24.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $
(1.67 €)
0.57 $
(0.51 €)
     -69.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(13.36 €)
5.61 $
(5.00 €)
     -62.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.18 $
(1.05 €)
0.95 $
(0.85 €)
     -19.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $
(1.34 €)
1.41 $
(1.25 €)
     -6.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(8.02 €)
7.19 $
(6.40 €)
     -20.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.23 €)
3.14 $
(2.80 €)
     +25.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(89.07 €)
90.94 $
(81.00 €)
     -9.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.34 €)
4.38 $
(3.90 €)
     +16.77 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.67 €)
3.61 $
(3.22 €)
     +20.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(26.72 €)
33.68 $
(30.00 €)
     +12.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.59 $
(3.19 €)
6.11 $
(5.44 €)
     +70.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 $
(20,930.74 €)
21,916.09 $
(19,520.00 €)
     -6.74 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 $
(18,258.74 €)
22,834.70 $
(20,338.18 €)
     +11.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.08 $
(131.89 €)
275.80 $
(245.65 €)
     +86.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.09 €)
0.11 $
(0.10 €)
     +7.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.50 $
(57.45 €)
34.70 $
(30.91 €)
     -46.20 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.17 $
(57.15 €)
30.10 $
(26.81 €)
     -53.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 $
(4.45 €)
21.14 $
(18.83 €)
     +322.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(11.58 €)
11.68 $
(10.40 €)
     -10.18 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,225.00 $
(1,091.07 €)
216.32 $
(192.67 €)
     -82.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,666.67 $
(16,625.84 €)
8,746.69 $
(7,790.42 €)
     -53.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.50 $
(38.74 €)
88.42 $
(78.76 €)
     +103.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.50 $
(34.29 €)
34.15 $
(30.42 €)
     -11.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.00 $
(62.34 €)
91.44 $
(81.44 €)
     +30.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.50 $
(86.84 €)
115.49 $
(102.87 €)
     +18.45 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,445.24 $
(2,177.90 €)
970.04 $
(863.99 €)
     -60.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,082.25 $
(1,854.60 €)
717.44 $
(639.00 €)
     -65.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,920.00 $
(3,491.43 €)
1,876.68 $
(1,671.50 €)
     -52.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,228.57 $
(2,875.59 €)
1,295.31 $
(1,153.69 €)
     -59.88 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 658.33 $
(586.35 €)
614.87 $
(547.64 €)
     -6.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 591.66 $
(526.98 €)
404.31 $
(360.10 €)
     -31.67 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,404.91 $
(3,923.32 €)
2,380.81 $
(2,120.52 €)
     -45.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.37 1.89      -56.86 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:65590
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD