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Copenhagen vs Berlin
Cph vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Cph
Outside city centre
Ber
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Cph
Outside city centre
Ber
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Cph
Outside city centre
Ber
Cph

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Cph

Summer dress

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

Ber
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth