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Berlin vs Los Angeles
Ber vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Ber
Outside city centre
Lax
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Ber
Outside city centre
Lax
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Ber
Outside city centre
Lax
Ber

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Berlin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Ber

Summer dress

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

Lax
Ber

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth