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Berlin vs Perth
Ber vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Ber
Outside city centre
Per
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Ber
Outside city centre
Per
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Ber
Outside city centre
Per
Ber

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Berlin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Per
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Per
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Ber

Summer dress

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

Per
Ber

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth