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prices shown in
Mumbai vs Berlin
Mum vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Mumbai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Mum
Outside city centre
Ber
Mum

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Mum
Outside city centre
Ber
Mum

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Mum
Outside city centre
Ber
Mum

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Mumbai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Mum

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Mum

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Mum

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Mum

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Mumbai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Mum
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Mumbai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Mum
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Mum
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Mum

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Mum
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Mum
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Mum

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Mumbai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Mumbai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Mum
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Mum

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Mum
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Mum

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Mumbai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Mum

Summer dress

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

Ber
Mum

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Mumbai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mum $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Mum $4,070.74/mth