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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 26.84% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 48.99% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Berlin are 70.19% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 35.29% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 45.04% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 16.47% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 $
(13.18 €)
9.41 $
(8.00 €)
     -39.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(68.04 €)
47.03 $
(40.00 €)
     -41.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.80 €)
8.23 $
(7.00 €)
     +2.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.10 €)
4.12 $
(3.50 €)
     -31.41 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $
(6.38 €)
3.53 $
(3.00 €)
     -52.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 $
(3.82 €)
3.17 $
(2.69 €)
     -29.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 $
(1.78 €)
2.32 $
(1.97 €)
     +10.95 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(1.54 €)
1.84 $
(1.56 €)
     +1.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.16 $
(3.54 €)
3.59 $
(3.05 €)
     -13.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 $
(3.14 €)
1.31 $
(1.11 €)
     -64.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.53 $
(2.15 €)
0.93 $
(0.79 €)
     -63.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $
(3.08 €)
2.06 $
(1.75 €)
     -43.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.55 $
(8.12 €)
4.60 $
(3.91 €)
     -51.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.57 $
(4.74 €)
3.72 $
(3.16 €)
     -33.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.47 $
(7.20 €)
6.29 $
(5.35 €)
     -25.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.65 $
(2.26 €)
1.20 $
(1.02 €)
     -54.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.11 $
(0.95 €)
0.82 $
(0.70 €)
     -26.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $
(1.59 €)
1.20 $
(1.02 €)
     -36.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $
(2.32 €)
1.33 $
(1.13 €)
     -51.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(1.64 €)
0.66 $
(0.56 €)
     -65.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $
(1.35 €)
0.63 $
(0.54 €)
     -59.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 $
(1.75 €)
1.14 $
(0.97 €)
     -44.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(1.82 €)
0.46 $
(0.39 €)
     -78.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(12.76 €)
5.88 $
(5.00 €)
     -60.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(2.13 €)
0.91 $
(0.77 €)
     -63.72 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.62 $
(3.08 €)
1.32 $
(1.13 €)
     -63.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.88 $
(7.55 €)
7.41 $
(6.30 €)
     -16.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(2.34 €)
3.29 $
(2.80 €)
     +19.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(68.04 €)
95.24 $
(81.00 €)
     +19.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(2.98 €)
4.59 $
(3.90 €)
     +31.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(2.34 €)
3.78 $
(3.22 €)
     +37.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(28.07 €)
35.27 $
(30.00 €)
     +6.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.64 $
(3.10 €)
6.07 $
(5.16 €)
     +66.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(18,711.00 €)
22,339.80 $
(19,000.00 €)
     +1.54 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,918.26 $
(17,790.98 €)
22,093.62 $
(18,790.62 €)
     +5.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.83 $
(95.11 €)
284.89 $
(242.30 €)
     +154.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.09 €)
0.11 $
(0.09 €)
     +6.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.76 $
(53.38 €)
36.47 $
(31.02 €)
     -41.89 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.67 $
(71.16 €)
29.19 $
(24.83 €)
     -65.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $
(15.31 €)
19.83 $
(16.87 €)
     +10.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(11.91 €)
13.23 $
(11.25 €)
     -5.52 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,082.98 $
(1,771.58 €)
227.16 $
(193.20 €)
     -89.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,952.63 $
(20,371.71 €)
12,836.15 $
(10,917.14 €)
     -46.41 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.75 $
(50.82 €)
89.15 $
(75.82 €)
     +49.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.50 $
(39.55 €)
37.52 $
(31.91 €)
     -19.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.81 $
(73.83 €)
100.86 $
(85.78 €)
     +16.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.42 $
(109.22 €)
122.40 $
(104.10 €)
     -4.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,378.56 $
(2,873.46 €)
963.60 $
(819.55 €)
     -71.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,626.27 $
(2,233.64 €)
694.37 $
(590.56 €)
     -73.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,715.85 $
(4,861.33 €)
1,830.64 $
(1,556.96 €)
     -67.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,243.90 $
(3,609.44 €)
1,269.84 $
(1,080.00 €)
     -70.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,132.96 $
(963.58 €)
568.67 $
(483.65 €)
     -49.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 882.99 $
(750.98 €)
384.74 $
(327.22 €)
     -56.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,822.81 $
(4,952.30 €)
2,481.14 $
(2,110.21 €)
     -57.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 1.93      -53.65 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:356519
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD