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Wellington vs Berlin
Wlg vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ber
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ber
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Wlg
Outside city centre
Ber
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Berlin
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Berlin
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Ber
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth