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Berlin vs Reykjavik
Ber vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Berlin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ber
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ber

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ber
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ber

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Ber
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ber

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Berlin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Ber

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Ber

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Ber

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Ber

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Berlin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Ber
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Berlin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ber
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Ber
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ber

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Ber
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Ber
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Ber

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Berlin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Berlin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Ber
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Ber

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ber
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ber

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Berlin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Ber

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Ber

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Berlin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ber $4,070.74/mth