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Toronto vs Berlin
Tor vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Toronto

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Tor
Outside city centre
Ber
Tor

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Tor
Outside city centre
Ber
Tor

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Tor
Outside city centre
Ber
Tor

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Toronto

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Tor

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Tor

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Tor

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Tor

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Toronto

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Tor
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Toronto

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Tor
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Tor
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Tor

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Tor
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Tor
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Tor

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Toronto
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Toronto

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Tor
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Tor

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Tor
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Tor

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Toronto

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Tor

Summer dress

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

Ber
Tor

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Toronto
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Tor $4,070.74/mth