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Perth vs Berlin
Per vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Per
Outside city centre
Ber
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Per
Outside city centre
Ber
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Per
Outside city centre
Ber
Per

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Per
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Per
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Perth

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Per

Summer dress

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

Ber
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth