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Paris vs Berlin
Par vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Par
Outside city centre
Ber
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Par
Outside city centre
Ber
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Par
Outside city centre
Ber
Par

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Par
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Par
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Par

Summer dress

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

Ber
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth