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Geneva vs Berlin
Gva vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Gva
Outside city centre
Ber
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Gva
Outside city centre
Ber
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Gva
Outside city centre
Ber
Gva

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Gva

Summer dress

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

Ber
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth