Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Berlin 

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Cost of Living in Berlin is 34.0% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Berlin is 49.6% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Berlin are 66.3% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 40.9% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 38.5% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 22.3% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(27.58 €)
15.23 $
(14.00 €)
     -49.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(119.52 €)
76.14 $
(70.00 €)
     -41.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(11.03 €)
10.88 $
(10.00 €)
     -9.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(7.36 €)
4.89 $
(4.50 €)
     -38.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $
(9.19 €)
4.35 $
(4.00 €)
     -56.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.63 $
(5.18 €)
4.04 $
(3.71 €)
     -28.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(2.80 €)
3.05 $
(2.81 €)
     +0.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $
(2.08 €)
2.69 $
(2.48 €)
     +18.8 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.64 $
(5.19 €)
4.64 $
(4.27 €)
     -17.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.35 $
(4.00 €)
1.98 $
(1.82 €)
     -54.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 $
(3.06 €)
1.36 $
(1.25 €)
     -59.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.25 $
(4.83 €)
3.50 $
(3.21 €)
     -33.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(6.86 €)
6.32 $
(5.81 €)
     -15.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.81 $
(6.26 €)
6.47 $
(5.94 €)
     -5.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 $
(7.99 €)
7.62 $
(7.00 €)
     -12.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $
(2.88 €)
1.32 $
(1.21 €)
     -58.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(0.88 €)
0.78 $
(0.72 €)
     -18.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.59 $
(2.38 €)
1.06 $
(0.98 €)
     -59.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.93 $
(2.69 €)
1.67 $
(1.54 €)
     -42.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.66 €)
0.82 $
(0.75 €)
     -54.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $
(1.55 €)
0.84 $
(0.78 €)
     -50.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.95 $
(2.71 €)
1.69 $
(1.56 €)
     -42.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(2.28 €)
0.96 $
(0.88 €)
     -61.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(18.39 €)
6.52 $
(5.99 €)
     -67.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(2.36 €)
1.08 $
(0.99 €)
     -57.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $
(3.50 €)
1.79 $
(1.65 €)
     -52.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(15.63 €)
8.92 $
(8.20 €)
     -47.5 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(2.67 €)
3.81 $
(3.50 €)
     +31.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(121.36 €)
53.30 $
(49.00 €)
     -59.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(4.60 €)
5.44 $
(5.00 €)
     +8.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.22 €)
4.02 $
(3.70 €)
     +15.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(31.26 €)
38.07 $
(35.00 €)
     +12.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $
(3.55 €)
7.42 $
(6.82 €)
     +92.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,500.00 $
(28,960.60 €)
32,391.25 $
(29,780.00 €)
     +2.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,469.93 $
(25,255.41 €)
32,845.54 $
(30,197.67 €)
     +19.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 176.78 $
(162.53 €)
363.72 $
(334.40 €)
     +105.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 66.45 $
(61.09 €)
21.54 $
(19.80 €)
     -67.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.88 $
(65.17 €)
42.69 $
(39.25 €)
     -39.8 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 140.00 $
(128.71 €)
37.33 $
(34.32 €)
     -73.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.86 $
(71.58 €)
24.04 $
(22.11 €)
     -69.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(18.39 €)
13.32 $
(12.25 €)
     -33.4 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,096.67 $
(2,847.03 €)
208.93 $
(192.09 €)
     -93.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,600.00 $
(52,956.52 €)
9,420.56 $
(8,661.11 €)
     -83.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.83 $
(66.04 €)
92.45 $
(84.99 €)
     +28.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 $
(44.35 €)
41.24 $
(37.92 €)
     -14.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.90 $
(90.93 €)
96.48 $
(88.71 €)
     -2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.41 $
(152.07 €)
144.33 $
(132.69 €)
     -12.7 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,328.21 $
(3,979.28 €)
1,379.83 $
(1,268.59 €)
     -68.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,861.97 $
(2,631.25 €)
983.00 $
(903.76 €)
     -65.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,565.00 $
(7,874.52 €)
2,573.68 $
(2,366.20 €)
     -70.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,551.11 $
(4,184.22 €)
1,906.17 $
(1,752.50 €)
     -58.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,569.57 $
(1,443.04 €)
774.52 $
(712.08 €)
     -50.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,142.75 $
(1,050.62 €)
571.71 $
(525.62 €)
     -50.0 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,723.89 $
(5,262.45 €)
3,532.00 $
(3,247.27 €)
     -38.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.72 3.93      -41.5 %
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