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Berlin vs Auckland
Ber vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Ber
Outside city centre
Akl
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Ber
Outside city centre
Akl
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Ber
Outside city centre
Akl
Ber

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Auckland
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Ber

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Akl
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Akl
Ber
White bread 500g
Akl
Ber
Eggs 12
Akl
Ber
White rice 1kg
Akl
Ber

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Berlin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Akl
Ber
Beef round 1kg
Akl
Ber
Local cheese 1kg
Akl
Ber

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Akl
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Akl
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Akl
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Akl
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Akl
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Akl
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Akl
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Akl
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Akl
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Akl
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Ber

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Akl
Ber

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Akl
Ber
1 pair men's leather shoes
Akl
Ber

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Akl $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth