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Brisbane vs Berlin
Bne vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Bne
Outside city centre
Ber
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Bne
Outside city centre
Ber
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Bne
Outside city centre
Ber
Bne

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Bne

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Bne

Summer dress

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

Ber
Bne

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth